Undercover on Television, Paris Men’s SS15

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Jun Takahashi waxed a bit nostalgic in this collection for Undercover, covering basics with The album covers of Television’s seminal late seventies art punk “Marquee Moon” and “Adventure” albums. The album title in big text over straps and across the bottom of jackets, and a blow up of the album’s images of Tom Verlaine and the band across parkas and tunics or spliced and stitched back together on jeans, is mood board mode: instead of  images inspiring design, here the clothes become a sandwich board for images. Takahashi filled out his vision with gingham checks for smock tunics and patchwork blousons, and brown leather jeans. RV

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