8 young designers to know absolutely before the kickoff of the Paris Fashion Week for men

8 young designers to know absolutely before the kickoff of the Paris Fashion Week for men

Here are 8 designers to know absolutely in 2022.

You may not know their names yet, but they are undoubtedly the new guard of men’s fashion. While the Spring-Summer

2023 Men’s Fashion Week is in full swing, between the multiple shows and presentations, menswear promises to live

exciting moments. Focus on 8 promising young designers to bet on this season.

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A Parisian label founded in 2022 by Anthony Alvarez, Bluemarble explores a vast spectrum of memories through

the notion of travel. Each season it delivers a wardrobe nourished by urban cultures, subcultures and the

MTV generation. For Fall-Winter 2022-2023, the designer offered us an incredible shot of color with a highly

inspired collection, from the vibrancy of New York to the savoir-faire of Paris to the heat of the Philippines.

Always with a sportswear spirit, the pieces are eclectic: vibrant patchwork parkas, trucker neck sweatshirt

revisited, long cardigan sublimated with rhinestones … A collection that has necessarily pleased Timothée

Chalamet, photographed wearing one of the hoodies tie and dye of the brand in November 2021. What does he

have in store for us this season?


Bianca Saunders

“I’m still shaking!”. Winner of the ANDAM 2021 Award, and after four digital-only seasons, Bianca Saunders

presented her very first physical show at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris for Fall-Winter 2022-2023, in front

of a handful of hand-picked guests. The designer’s minimalism and British and Jamaican heritage were once

again highlighted via a wardrobe that bridges tailoring, denim and bodywear, as she tells Vogue: “I explore

how to shape around the male body, exaggerating certain body parts through illusion. My clothes reveal themselves

when they move”. What we like? The revised and corrected cuts, the check patterns that follow the body, or

the effortless style suits.



Last year, KidSuper, founded by American Colm Dillane, dazzled the jury of the LVMH Prize, which named it

winner of the Karl Lagerfeld Prize, alongside two other labels, Rui and Lukhanyo Mdingi. For fall-winter 2022-2023,

the designer is banking on a video of about sixteen minutes, with guest-stars such as Princess Nokia, DJ Jazzy

Jeff and Marc Jacobs. This is an optimistic collection with arty and vitaminized pieces, designer suits, knitted

sweaters in a thousand colors, as well as coats with paint explosions that turn into real works of art. We

can’t wait to see what he has in store for us for spring-summer 2023.


Lukhanyo Mdingi

Winner of the Karl Lagerfeld Prize at the LVMH 2021 Prize, like KidSuper, Lukhanyo Mdingi unveiled his Bodyland

collection at the heart of the Espace Voltaire, a place dedicated to contemporary art. Through this wardrobe,

the designer, who founded his brand in 2022 in Cape Town, South Africa, aspires to only one thing: to highlight

the human being and the craft. The result is ultra-desirable knit sweaters, belted pants, patterned knit polo

shirts, not to mention the chromatic range, a direct tribute to the designer’s origins.

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By Emily Farra SKYNACLICO1977 Hed Mayner

Hed Mayner won the Karl Lagerfeld Prize (formerly the Special Jury Prize, renamed in honor of the visionary and self-taught

designer who passed away on February 19, 2022), at the inaugural LVMH 2022 Prize competition, which annually recognizes

a young fashion designer, selected by a committee of industry professionals as well as a panel of judges, for talent

and creativity. The 33-year-old designer founded his eponymous unisex house in 2022, inspired by his origins, through

a wardrobe imagined with pieces that are both structured and fluid. Influenced by the traditional orthodox Jewish tailoring

signature, he infuses his collections with a military impulse, an undeniably timeless spirit filled with spirituality.

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Underneath the colorful silk of Casablanca lies Charaf Tajer, a French-Moroccan designer who has made the Moroccan

effervescence his spearhead: “My parents met in a workshop in Casablanca and they fell in love with the city.

My approach to colors is directly linked to this country since my childhood” he confides to Vogue. In the space

of three years, he has managed to electrify fashion with his inspirations halfway between Morocco and the 16th

arrondissement of Paris, his aesthetic filled with optimism and a singular vision of luxury. His credo is to break

the codes, as when he adorns the necks of young men with pearl necklaces, reinforcing the genderless spirit of

today’s fashion. More than an invitation to travel, Charaf Tajer has started a real fashion revolution. https://setiweb.ssl.berkeley.edu/beta/show_user.php?userid=9706891 GoRunway


“We see ourselves as visual artists. Each collection wants to preserve the aesthetic that a work of art

should provoke.” This is how Florentin Glémarec and Kévin Nompeix characterize the very DNA of EGONlab.

Founded in 2022 and named as a nod to the expressionist painter Egon Schiele, the French fashion house

focuses on a non-genre fashion, inclusive and composed of timeless reinterpreted by the duo: “We wanted

to create a wearable brand that can be found in the street, with a wide genderless selection and adapted

to all ages. Their wardrobe mixes elegant tailoring, punk spirit and eclectic artistic references galore.

It is thanks to their subversive vision and their boundless energy that they won the prestigious Pierre

Bergé prize at the ANDAM 2021 ceremony. One thing is for sure, the duo will continue to make a lot of

ink flow.




Archie M. Alled-Martinez left his native Spain for London in 2022, where he joined Central Saint Martins.

There he began a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design and a BA Honors in Fashion Knitwear, before being

honored in 2022 with the LVMH Young Fashion Designer Award, which allowed him to receive 10,000 euros

and join the studio of an LVMH group house for a year. For her spring-summer 2020 collection, entirely

made of knitwear, Alled-Martinez imagined a wardrobe of eleven silhouettes that defy the limits of this

technique used in couture. In terms of inspiration, we found a spirit straight from the Palace years and

its Parisian icons such as Jacques de Bascher. On the program, perfectly cut suits, tailored tops and

models with exposed seams, which highlight new knitting techniques and which give pride of place to modern

couture. A visionary creator in short, who has great hours ahead of him. cardiganssweaters Courtesy of Alled-Martinez

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