With their Two Year Anniversary just passing, Au Courant Paris marks their advancement within the world of fashion and creativity with ‘Homme No.2’, their latest collection.
The dark and minimal aesthetics of the collection is framed around the idea of Au Courant returning to their origins. The palette enjoyed the emptiness of black, with only the use of zippers to summon light onto a monochromatic and minimalist disposition. Yet it is the lack of decoration and the long unbroken trend of each piece that suggests an almost, uplifting, monastic attachment to minimalism.
The collection is impressive as it beautifully grasps essentialism. The cropped collar (rabbit) peacoat and single-panel handmade kilt and outerwear are clothes with the excess burned off, the most basic of basic black fitted to the idea of luxury and simplicity. There is a strictness present, yet there is also a “calmness” in contrast to the rough, chaotic images that accompany the lookbook.
You can shop the collection here
By Shandopaul Sewell