Jun Takahashi continued to draw inspiration from music and film for his menswear offerings.
As its name suggests, the spring 2023 collection “The Dark Side of the Bright Side”, released as a lookbook during Paris Men’s Fashion Week, was a fan letter to the English rock band Pink Floyd.
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Cover of the band’s iconic albums, including the dairy cow on “Atom Heart Mother”, the prism on “The Dark Side of the Moon”, the Battersea power station on “Animals” and two men shaking hands with a burning on “Wish You Were Here,” were repurposed with some prints on an entire jacket, while some were scaled to logo size on t-shirts and hoodies as if these were homemade products by die-hard fans.
The collection also included shirts with lyrics to songs like “Vitamin C” and “Mother Sky” by German experimental rock band CAN, designs by Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa and Yasujiro Ozu, and American jazz composer Sun Ra: Un little hint for those who know it to identify themselves.
Other key pieces include cozy knits, hand-treated leather jackets, shirts with pretty embroidery and the brand’s first sandals with Melissa.
Launch Gallery: Undercover Men’s Spring 2023
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