Played out on a set 3 levels underground, Khalid Qasimi showed a collection that had callous adult given final deteriorate while still maintaining his signature regretful optimism.
“It’s today’s prophesy of what’s going to occur subsequent since we’re all doubt what will occur next,” pronounced Qasimi. “None of us know what will occur subsequent socially, culturally.”
He sent his civic nomads on an exploratory outing to a nearby future, where they were incited out in boxy shirts, dull bomber jackets, load pants and some beautiful coats in olive, navy and plum cashmere wool.
The idea of protection, an essential in a uncharted future, was explored by biker padding, that looked poetic in a pointed bend panels on white shirts and in a ruched belts cumulative by nylon webbing, and in layering experiments in looks like a cropped coupler in low grape nap ragged over a black hoodie and interconnected with a span of neon yellow silk lane pants.
Other hits enclosed many-pocketed slam jackets or ample biker styles finished out in glossy nylon or unbending cotton, and a padded biker coupler that had “Searching for a Unknown” festooned in Arabic calligraphy on a behind that was ragged with relating nylon sweatpants.
A navy sweatshirt gimlet a favourable aphorism that review “Ne Pas Plier S.V.P.” (translation: Do Not Bend, S’il Vous Plait), while Qasimi showed his regretful side by a perfect navy organza shirt that showed a corpulent china sequence festive underneath and in prints on shirts and coupler backs of portraits by Mel Odom, whose retrospective opens during New York’s Daniel Cooney Fine Art this week.