Does the word “elevated” mean anything these days? It’s certainly been coopted as a way to justify the countless kinds of pricey sweatpants and costly “sustainably made” white T-shirts on the market. And on the opposite end of the spectrum, from these expensive basics is the natty kitsch we’re seeing on some runways.
Perhaps most notably, designer Jonathan Anderson—who recently told T Magazine writer Nick Haramis that fashion designers are “kind of biblically hated”—has turned the humble pigeon into a fashion icon. Let’s take a gander at the results, shall we?
Introduced during the JW Anderson Fall/Winter 2022 runway show in Milan, a clutch bag shaped like the bird landed in several looks that throbbed with circuit party energy (the silver bodysuit being the thirstiest of all).
Read on after the jump for the full column!