Kenzo’s Other Earth

By
Photography Yann Bean

Published June 30, 2015

For Spring/Summer 2016, Kenzo traveled to a cool, desolate, desert planet somewhere far beyond Earth. The set—a runway of sand lined with porous boulders designed by Etienne Russo—echoed clothes: desert boots with the occasional lunar-like sole, army-inspired olive jumpsuits, anoraks cut from parachutes, mesh vests, lightweight suits with pull tags, and textured tops, all in a palette of somber neutrals.