Off Message: The boys in the bubble pants make strides for equality
In an age when women’s appearances are relentlessly picked over, perhaps it’s time to apply the same scrutiny to men. Harikrishnan’s catwalk designs going viral last week feels like a step in the right direction
What does equality mean to you? It’s a big question, but for a certain coterie of fashion-forward individuals in London, the answer may have presented itself recently in an unusual shape: that of bubble pants.
If you’ve missed the memes, allow me to explain: I’m referring to the fashion collection that took the catwalk by storm in London last week. Graduate menswear designer Harikrishnan matched cropped tailored jackets to billowing latex trousers which...
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