Los Angeles-based brand Fear of God has just dropped a first-look at its forthcoming collection. And its just as moody as ever.
With a budding fanbase ranging from Kanye West to buyers at Barneys, the label has been making a name for itself with its high-end interpretation of grunge-inspired apparel. And for its third release, Fear of God continues to mix 20th-century punk references with an element of luxe ease. Just think juvenile delinquent John Bender from The Breakfast Club.
"No matter what year you watch that movie, he doesn't look out of date, he doesn't look not cool," Jerry Lorenzo told GQ. "I love the way he had the thermal against the plaid shirt and the plaid shirt was cut. On top of that, you see him with a very Céline-like overcoat at the beginning and end of the movie. For me, I was like, 'Wow! That's exactly what I want to say. That's exactly how I feel.'"
Delivering Fear of God's signature items, like french terry cloth sweats, revamped bomber jackets, flannel shirts, and oversized coats, the upcoming range is fairly minimal considering its source of inspiration. Understated color pallets and the use of time-honored patterns, like stripes and plaid, elevate the line's degree of wearability. But elongated silhouettes, curved hems, and an emphasis on layering prevent it from becoming too trite.
Not bad for the brand’s third collection.
Check out first-look photos of the upcoming range below. And be sure to pick up your favorite pieces when it drops next month.