American fashion house KIDUSPER presented the Spring Summer 2023 Menswear Collection, with a show and auction, on June 24th, during the recently finished Paris Fashion Week. This marks brand’s first official Paris Fashion Week show after attempting for 3 years to fit into the main calendar. For this season, brand’s founder Colm Dillane introduced the collection through a performance-art piece that merges fashion, art, and audience participation. Twenty-three of his oil paintings will show alongside twenty-three looks; each look directly inspired by its counterpart.
3 years later and here we are, ready for our first official show, it’s been quite the ride! – Colm Dillane
The conjunction between the paintings and the fashion results in a dazzling, colorful, and surpassing collection, even by KidSuper’s standards. The bulk of the collection is menswear with some occasional womenswear dresses. “Sometimes the allover print calls for a dress – and there are only so many men’s suits I can do.” The accessory of the season is a bag with the look of a paint-by-number artist’s canvas. – from KidSuper