Kicking start the four-day circuit of NYFW: Men’s was the New York Men’s Day — a group of sophisticated presentations, which happened at the same time and in the same venue, in two different timings on the first day of the NYFW: Men’s. Voicing socio-political statements through the liberalism of fashion is not a surprising trend — from Naomi Campbell’s anti-fur campaign in the 90s to Maria Grazia’s feminism text t-shirt — the merge of fashion and politics was never a new love affair. Designers seem to embrace the coldness of Autumn/Winter 2017 with impeccable rebellious style. By Robert Young accessorizes the models with black bandid masks and stylish camouflage jacket, as well as, sets the presentation very much in tone with the rhetoric of what is going on in front of the Trump Tower.
Woodhouse is being very young and fun with a strong image of effortlessness. The diverse group of models that comes in various look — curly blonde to alpha masculine — makes the clothing more connectable to the youth market who have genuine appreciation towards artistic work.
Private Policy shows its support towards the diversity in a no less subtle manner. The colorful models are inked with words like, ‘refugee’ and ‘nerdy.’ The design itself embraces the idea of striking colors and modernism. Some of the notable pieces include the in-trend patchwork blazer and transparent chain hat in neon.