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John Hein (EST) at MAN: Alan Taylor AW14Shot by Lea Colombo

MAN: Alan Taylor AW14

Leather gloves and hooded stares create a dark undercurrent in Talking Heads silhouettes

Initial reaction:

Flying the flag for the male skirt. Though this was no sweet collection: slicked back hair, hooded stares and metallic leather gloves sent shivers of a sick, perverted undercurrent.

How they wore it:

Off-kilter proportions, over-oversize trousers, asymmetrical hemlines and slits in unexpected places. The wash of pale colour peppered with day glo bags and metallic gloves.

Stand out looks:

An ankle-length black tweed coat woven with silvery threads. Random prints became falling figures and alley way shadows on heavy coats and fisherman knits.


Alan Taylor shared the Talking Heads 1983 concert film ‘Stop Making Sense’ as his AW14 YouTube clip last week. David Byrne was present in every elongated lapel, sharp, sinewy limb and neutral finish.


The finale was set to Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Red Right Hand 

Models: Gustav Swedberg (@GustavSwedberg), Elijah Tyedmers (@ely_tyedmers), Alexandre Faye, Sebastian Ahman, Roberto Sipos (@robertosipos), Chris Davis (@thecdavis), Elvis Jankus (@elvis_melvis), Dylan River, Robert Laby (@robertlaby), Quentin LeJarre (@quentinlejarre), Jonas Binder, Daje Barbour (@dajebarbour), John Hein (@heinjohn), Aled Williams (@aledaledwilliams), Dominik Sadoch (@dominik_sadoch), Max Silberman, Valter Torsleff (@ValterTorsleff), Alexander Liable