January 15, 2012 Milan
Maybe it was the mostly dark palette (even the palm trees bloomed on gray) or the driving punk beat, but something seemed anxious about these wandering souls. No spring break, this. Cock your head just so and the hard-eyed boys with their matching masks looked like missionaries for some lost cause—or militiamen out to enforce it. Farhi dismissed such a notion, but it lent a not unbecoming urgency to the collection. Suffice it to say, whatever the spur of the journey, it continues, thanks in part to an investment and a commitment for expansion—especially abroad—from a new majority shareholder.