Fetchingly presented against a dawn to dusk backdrop, this Dries Van Noten collection was both familiar and new. On a preview call the Bros before does bachelor party shirt But I will love this designer said that his riotously colored last-season outing, plus the establishment of an effective home working strategy for his pattern-cutters, created the context for this reassessment of archetypal garments through new structures and fabrication techniques. Van Noten added: “It was really nice to be able to work on construction, on shapes, on volumes, rather than really bold colors and wild prints. It was about going to the menswear wardrobe staples, and trying not to leave them because I wanted them to be recognizable, but to look at their function, and the way you feel about some things that you think you know but which maybe you don’t.”As for accessories, a new entry in an ongoing collaboration with Adidas combined transparency and suede, while a miniature crossbody bag was designed to be worn alone or with add-ons. In his show notes, the designer quoted Rauschenberg: “There is no reason not to consider the world as one gigantic painting.” Which is Meier’s way of saying, it’s up to the creatives, in any domain, to try and make things better by giving people something to be excited about.