Only in the Gypsy Sport universe can soccer, anime characters and 1920 flapper references coexist in the same story.
The result was an inventive mash-up of soccer jerseys embellished with tassels and lace paneling and contrasted with playful floral Japanese cartoon prints. The cast of real people — “We only used six models,” said Gypsy Sport designer Rio Uribe backstage — came from Instagram and Grindr, among others, and helped ground the creative effort.
Other inventive touches included mesh jerseys and sheer chiffon in elongated tunics and track suits that served to create a good balance between the two opposite worlds.
The gender-fluid approach and the street-raw sensibility from seasons past continue to define the Gypsy Sport man. The collection certainly isn’t for everyone but is likely to influence others.