For his debut Paris men’s wear show, designer Guillaume Henry proved the brand is hitting its stride — and in step with the trend to classics with a twist.

The show was an homage to the quirky office geek, his wardrobe inspired by Fifties formalwear: Suit-and-tie up top, and awkward Boy Scout down below, with tailored pants cropped just below the knee.

The outerwear also displayed childish outbursts, with bright Cookie-Monster-blue and Elmo-red fur trims edging the hoods of oversize coats and down jackets in gray suiting fabrics. The car coats in a blurry tortoiseshelllike print were great.

Other playful items included a wool blouson and fuzzy mohair twinset in a matching Fair Isle design. The theatrical Fifties office set — with a retro desk, lamp and coat stand — was très cool.

For his debut Paris men’s wear show, designer Guillaume Henry proved the brand is hitting its stride — and in step with the trend to classics with a twist.


The show was an homage to the quirky office geek, his wardrobe inspired by Fifties formalwear: Suit-and-tie up top, and awkward Boy Scout down below, with tailored pants cropped just below the knee.

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