How the Most Extreme Street Style Star Is Dressing for Digital Fashion Week

Gregory P. Daily

Men’s fashion month has become almost completely digital. And while we’ve enjoyed watching the likes of Prada, Louis Vuitton, and Dior on our screens (and playing Balenciaga’s freaky fantasy video game) there’s no denying that we are missing the in-person component, seeing the street style and being seen ourselves. But the show must go on. And even though there is a lack of street style slideshows, some fashion show guests are still dressing up. Yu Masui, a LVMH scout and one of the most outré dressers of Fashion Week, has been outfitting himself each day in anticipation for the shows.

Masui has long been known for wearing young designers, mixing and matching their pieces with larger brands to create a radical, colorful mélange. “[Watching digital shows] is kind of a mixed feeling. Excited and sad,” writes Masui from Japan, where he lives. “Digital content has definitely improved compared with

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Street Style From The Fall 2021 Menswear Shows In Paris

Gregory P. Daily
Street Style From The Fall 2021 Menswear Shows In Paris

Globally COVID-19 has postponed or completely cancelled a number of events, and fashion week was amongst many yearly happenings that have been altered.

Usually around this time, hip fashionistas would’ve traveled across the world to check-out the menswear shows in Paris. However, many shows this year resulted in digital screenings or, skipped fashion week in its entirety. There’s not a complete answer on when fashion week will revert back to normal, if at all but, that didn’t stop a few familiar faces from hitting the streets of Paris to reminiscence on street style practices.

The winner of fashion week is arguable street style where runway show attendees strut their best outfit and walk from show to show with a crowd of photographers following them. This year is obviously different and distant for safety reasons leaving the Parisian walkways perfect for a solo shoot. Creatives like Ellie Delphine and Carrole Sagba

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What is Lost Stock? Introducing the mystery clothes box scheme where you get half-price fashion from high street brands

Mystery boxes are the new way to shop: Getty Images/iStockphoto
Mystery boxes are the new way to shop: Getty Images/iStockphoto

With many of us not feeling quite so in need of a regular fashion fix during lockdown, the knock-on effects have been huge.

Millions of Bangladeshi garment factory workers have been left out of work by the coronavirus pandemic, after major fashion brands cancelled orders en masse to the tune of $3.5bn.

“We do not want charity, we just want companies to pay their bills and respect their contracts,” factory owner Mostafiz Uddin told The Independent.

“We have bought the raw materials, we have produced the garments, we have invested the money and we will not be able to survive. We will literally die. It will be impossible for us to handle this. Our workers will be suffering a lot. I have no words to express what it will do to us.”

Some 135,000 tonnes of new clothes

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