Pyer Moss Spring 2016 Collection

Fashion can be political, or at least attempt to be, as Kerby Jean-Raymond demonstrated on his spring 2016 runway. The show started with a film recounting recent high-profile cases of police brutality against African-Americans and voicing the opinions of several personalities (Marc Ecko, Robin Givhan, Usher Raymond) on systematic racism.

Both the men’s and women’s looks centered on utilitarian street-wear with futuristic undertones: utility dress shirts, asymmetrical overalls, kimono-style jackets, strapped biker jackets, netted leather trousers and track suits.

Whether Kerby-Raymond’s valiant goal was reached is up for debate, his intent for this to be about something bigger than fashion and materialistic distractions was made.

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