“You are what you wear,” says Kris Van Assche of his latest Fall Winter 2013 collection for men. Through all our hopes and dreams we are simply us. The collection, as KvA puts it, reflects the notion that all menswear “abides by the same codes anyway, no matter who you are and what you do.” While fashions themselves are distinct (at times), the rules remain.
The notion of masculine identity through clothing is made playful this season. The wearer can choose whomever they want to be through whatever they decide to wear. And just as masculinity is complex, that identity can be
more than one simple statement at once.