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Greta Constantine wows with blood, crazy-big pockets and leather capes in new men's collection

Greta Constantine once again hosted their proudly pre-Fashion Week runway collection at the Audi headquarters, sending down the dealership concrete the usual bevy of be-jersey-ed beauties, and, this time, one hell of a men's collection.

Greta Constantine

Co-designers Kirk Pickersgill and Stephen Wong are known for their draped jersey dresses, and this collection was no exception: the models swathed in cloth strutted in various twists and flourishes of their trademark fabric.

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Some had cowl-necks contrasting a tighter bottom, while others featured two "tails" flowing down the back of a shift. My favourites included the frock with a big ruffle collar and a tulip-front skirt, and the one rocking a cape-like low back.

Ezra Constantine

But enough about the draping. We've seen it. Let's talk Ezra Constantine, shall we?

Ezra Constantine

The pair's recently launched men's collection really blew me away--an appropriate metaphor, considering the military feel of the collection (complete with wound make-up!).

Ezra Constantine

I found myself dashing big, enthusiastic checkmarks beside a lot of my notes on the menswear, whether it was a pair of wool pants with oversized pockets and a high-fashion hoodie or war-time-looking drop-crotch trousers and a black peacoat with leather shoulders. The details were surprising, sexy, and terribly stylish.

Many pieces were even covetable by the ladies, like the flamboyant leather cape, the super-skinny gray trouser, and the space-age jersey pants with black piping. I'd take this kind of innovation and flair over a jersey dress any day.

Bravo, boys: Ezra is definitely my favourite Constantine.

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Photos by Jonathan Loek.


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