Decoding The Great Fashion Silhouettes Of Our Time

by MR Magazine Staff

In April, Pyer Moss designer Kerby Jean-Raymond appeared on our weekly fashion podcast The Dropcast. “The hardest thing for a designer to do, and be successful at, is to establish a silhouette,” he said. “Very few designers are able to do that shit out the gate. I would say the only one that’s successfully done it in the past 10 years is Demna [Gvasalia], and Thom Browne to an extent.” He went on: “If I describe Vetements, it’s oversized. If it’s Rick Owens, it’s a sleeveless top, three-quarter shorts, and gray colors. Who else? YEEZY. [Kanye West] does not get the credit he deserved for coming out with a silhouette and keeping it, so much so that if you saw that shit in the window of ZARA, you’d be like, ‘YEEZY!’ Very few designers are able to do it.” Read more at Highsnobiety.