Cowboy Who Cried Wasabi Tears romantic reinterpretation of traditional American denim wears and Western “cowboy” wear inspired by Brokeback Mountain.
It’s built on KA WA KEY’s International Woolmark Prize 18/19 semifinal capsule collection idea and story of impossible love. Original digital prints are designers’ hand painted artworks.
KA WA KEY’s signature techniques devour and “cracked” are used to create unique textured prints. Silhouettes and shapes vary from relaxed to fitted, some garments features interesting openings enabling to create deconstructed shapes. All the bags are the result of FREQUENT FLYER X KA WA KEY collaboration.
London based KA WA KEY thinks twink, explores hedonism, gender fluidity and soft masculinity.
Photographer: Hunter Author
Styling / Show set: Ka Wa Key