Designer Hedi Slimane showed real clothes; like, say, the ones you’re wearing right now, alongside his new designer collections. But why? “Backstage, Mr. Slimane explained why he decided to anchor his collection with rubber rain boots. “I don’t know. My friends, I guess. It’s always very personal,” he replied. “I wanted to disconnect from the couture.”
Disconnect from couture? At a couture show? I thought you were supposed to connect with fashion at a fashion show? So confusing for us simple folk.