Martine Rose AW16 Lookbook
Photography Pascal Gambarte, fashion Tamara Rothstein
Designer Martine Rose humbly begun as a menswear shirting label, presented her debut collection of 10 shirts at Black private members club in London’s Soho 9 years ago. Soon after she was part of the London Fashion Week schedule, after catching the eye of Founder & Designer of Fashion East & Man and Lulu & Co clothing line… Lulu Kennedy.
In 2013 Rose showed at the first London Collections: Men’s show getting the attention of international media and being selected by stockists in the US, Europe and Asia. She has collaborated with heavy weights such as Wallpaper Magazine, Timberland etc…
The designer works closely with some of the industry’s brightest - Max Permian editor and chief of Arena Homme Plus, Vogue US’ contributor Tyrone Lebon and Poppy Bartlett who co-designed and built the set for her AW13 show.
Martine Rose’s AW16 muse takes the form of a ‘Mapplethorpe’ slash Mark E. Smith persona; an outfitter, a fantasy male figure crossing the lines of gender. The collection includes her signature super wide pants paired with leather chaps, unusual cut-outs at the elbow and tees assembled with a metal ring.
A true insurgent following fashion’s dictatorship, Rose returned from taking 2 seasons ‘off’ to debut her latest collection on film prior to the lookbook which images we show here today… described as a’ color drenched erotica throwback’, she teamed up with filmmaker Sharna Osborne for a VHS take on her designs. See it below…