Some of the best people-watching during London Collections: Men happens at the KTZ show. But once the lights dim, all eyes are on the catwalk for what is one of the most consistently dynamic and weird collections, season after season. The label has made a name for itself with complicated, monochromatic designs that take aesthetic cues from the underworld, and the fall/winter 2014 line-up was no exception.
Each piece felt entirely in line with Kokon To Zai's overall vision, but fresh enough that those who have the confidence to rock KTZ were already salivating over certain looks. Split almost evenly between dominantly black and dominantly white 'fits, the collection was a haunting exploration of a cryptic aesthetic. Geometric patterns had a strong presence, as did oversized outerwear, tons of underlayering, and large graphics that evoked the symbology of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, or its downstairs neighbor.