For Fall/Winter 2012, Japan’s Unused revisits some of their familiar territory—street-style hip-hoppery meets pastoral plaintiveness—but adds a strange undercurrent of raw-nerve malice. The danger comes through in a series of looks that seem to belong squarely to the type of kid who is teased in middle school but who harnesses some sort of power of spectral retribution. Could just be the model, of course.
On the left he looks like The Geek in Sixteen Candles with something unpredictable going on under that beefy sweater. On the right, he looks like Temple Grandin in creepers. A wide variety of styles on display with seemingly endless ways to create interplay within the collection or within your own wardrobe. Only question is, are you ready?