07 November 2011

men of gaultier

let's break this down with some vocabulary that means the same but with gender:

haute couture: (www.wikipedia.org)
(French for "high sewing" or "high dressmaking"; pronounced: [ot kutyʁ], English pronunciation: /ˌoʊt kuːˈtʊər/) refers to the creation of exclusive custom-fitted clothing. Haute couture is made to order for a specific customer, and it is usually made from high-quality, expensive fabric and sewn with extreme attention to detail and finished by the most experienced and capable seamstresses, often using time-consuming, hand-executed techniques.
bespoke: (www.wikipedia.org)
/biˈspoʊk/ is a term employed in a variety of applications to mean an item custom-made to the buyer's specification (personalized or tailored). The term bespoke in fashion is reserved for individually patterned and crafted men's clothing, analogous to women's haute couture,[2] in contrast with mass manufactured ready-to-wear.

in short, bespoke is the term for men's haute couture.
but comes the haute couture collection for men that can also be a bespoke. confusing.. but you'll see what i mean.

as known being the godfather of androgyny, Jean Paul Gaultier (with his models -photos- Willy Cartier, Rob Evans, Andrej Pejic, Gabriel Perez, Jon Kortajarena and many more), introduces the first ever couture collection for men during his haute couture (womenswear ) fashion show. a master of sexuality challenger or as they say a gender-bender feathered the collection with his signature sense of humor. menswear to the extreme indeed, trench-coats elongated and worn over voluminous skirts, classic suits were finished with texture and fabrication, silk creations were embellished with intricate beading. as if the feathered skirts, capes and extravagant fur coats emerged as staple wardrobe.

(in awe with my mouth open wide drooling shouting.......) I DIED!!!
i don't care if i don't have the best legs but i want those extravagantly beaded silk chiffon pants. argh!

men in skirts? why not! fashion designer, Marc Jacobs, wears them. Riccardo Tisci pushes the boundery of man-skirts as staple wardrobe for men every season.
next is me. hehehehhee!!! (devilish looks)

( the fashionisto )

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