On our minds: childhood nostalgia

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by adakallgren on 22 April, 2016

The Louis Vuitton designer launches collection of repurposed school wear in an attempt to trigger political conversation.

On our minds is Daniel W Fletcher, a recent Saint Martins graduate/Louis Vuitton leather goods designer looking to trigger political conversation through repurposed school wear. By embracing childhood nostalgia (in a school photo-like presentation setting), Fletcher means that he with his graduate collection wanted to make people reflect over what it is like growing up today compared to 10 or 20 years ago with the realities facing youth in the name of austerity. The collection feature a diverse compilation of garments ranging from caps and lunch box-style bags reading ‘RENT’ (nodding at London’s inaccessible house prices) to a striped silk pyjama, fusing the timely sportswear aesthetic with classic British menswear. Read more here.

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