The New Conformist–Not one to shy away from cutting his fashion with a subversive undertone, Thom Browne crafted a somber fall/winter 2013 outing, dressing his men in hues of black and gray. Cut free from the shackles of an unusual cross, often seen as the Cross of St. Peter or a sign of losing faith, quilted patterns evoked images of the Amish as a cookie-cutter vision of a man marched forth. Reinforcing a boxy silhouette from the structure of hats to the finish of shoulders, Browne patched together a tonal array of prints for a collection of interchangeable pieces, reinterpreting his signature garments for a grand wardrobe of overcoats, blazers, shorts, dress shirts and skirts.
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