I am really impressed by the his balance of wearability and forwardness, a line that is far too often crossed. You can see him cross it in some looks, like in the last image below but it feels almost necessary to understanding his direction and drive.
We have got a little menswear visionary on our hands. Raun Larose is new a New York designer whose streetwear roots infused with the influence of his seamstress mother have blossomed into something quite spectacular. The designers that inspire Larose most are Ricardo Tisci (Givenchy), Phillip Lim, Vintage Yves saint Laurent (Women’s), and Raf Simon’s, and you can feel each of their individual influences in his work.
May 21 13 @ 5:23 PMMoMA's Annual Party in the Garden
May 22 13 @ 5:37 PMof Montreal at Music Hall of Williamsburg
May 23 13 @ 5:27 PMØDD Spring Sale
May 24 13 @ 5:40 PMYacht at Shea Stadium
May 25 13 @ 5:50 PMJames Murphy and Special Guests at Grand Prospect Hall
May 26 13 @ 5:54 PMOneohtrix Point Never at Saint Vitus
May 27 13 @ 6:01 PMA conversation With James Murphy
May 28 13 @ 5:46 PMNaoaki Funayama: X-don at Ouchi Gallery
May 29 13 @ 6:06 PMMarina & The Diamonds and Charli XCX
May 30 13 @ 6:10 PMLee "Scratch" Perry at Le Poisson Rouge