Helmut Lang Ran Away

Did Helmut Lang go all Into The Wild on us? Did distressed and disheveled replace dapper and debonair? Yeah it looks so. Or did it?  You see, Mr. Lang is no longer associated with the label bearing his name. Having traded hands several times in the early part of the century, Helmut Lang is now under Japanese management and its thus transformation has been a careful lesson in Japanese functionality and utilitarianism. This subset of fashion, once belonging to the Americans with their Red Wing Boots and Carhartt Jackets, now resides alongside the Samurai in Japan who have reworked and remastered the classics, making it light and fashionable. FW 08 Helmut Lang according to the East.

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By: Mikhail Budhai – Style


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