February 08, 2012 New York
The silhouette was recycled, too. It was kinda disco dude—tight body shirts and high-waisted slacks, matched with a fitted blouson. But the models were incongruously muddied. "It's Lord of the Flies," Bartlett explained. "I wanted them outdoorsy." In which case, it wasn't just the models who were muddied. The message was, too.
But kudos to Bartlett for hanging on in there. He himself was clearly feeling revitalized. "It was a challenge keeping it vegan," he said. "But there's now more meaning in the clothes."