The John Galliano Fall/Winter 2013 collection featured oversized silhouettes and an eccentric array of color-infused prints. From exaggerated headwear accessories to heavily layered garments, the label's current designer Bill Gaytten created a spirited streetwear collection designed with the modern badboy figure in mind.
After a much publicized hiatus from the world of fashion, John Galliano, Dior's former head designer is set to return as future creative director of Oscar de la Renta. Though it does not boast the controversial designer's over-the-top aesthetic Bill Gaytten's latest for John Galliano Fall/Winter 2013 has a cool and youthful street sensibility.
From harem pants and painterly textile prints to dramatically draped accents, this haute hoodlum collection is both a daring and unexpected choice for the fashion-forward male.
The John Galliano Fall/Winter 2013 Collection is Street-Chic
1. Oversized Silhouettes - There is an opportunity for designers to explore creative new ways of balancing oversized proportions within garments, while maintaining a street-savvy edge.
2. Eccentric Prints - Pushing print boundaries with eccentric, eye-catching designs presents a wealth of innovative opportunities for designers looking to create standout collections.
3. Hoodlum Culture - There's scope to be explored around the modern-day gangster aesthetic, both in fashion and beyond, through cultural events and immersive experiences.
1. Fashion - Designers can capitalize on the streetwear trend, exploring new ways of integrating elements of hoodlum culture into street-savvy, stylish collections.
2. Art - The concept of hoodlum culture and streetwear can be explored in art galleries, combining fashion, music, and art to showcase the culture's wider impact.
3. Event Planning - A themed gangster event could appeal to large groups of people, bringing in elements of the fashion and cultural aspects around the concept of hoodlum culture for immersive engagements.