“We grew up in New York and came here for all the rock and punk shows”, said Ovadia & Sons’s one of two creative directors Shimon Ovadia. Which place did he refer to? To the Irving Plaza nightclub, also known as the Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza, one of New York’s great nightclubs or ballroom-style music since the late 70’s. The place served as a backdrop for the Ovadia & Sons’s Fall/Winter 2018 collection which was a cocktail of various styles : punk, rock, western, retro, thrift-store attitude, but also a bit costumey: all these winks to what marked the youth of the designer and his twin brother Ariel Ovadia were mixed together with a lot of energy to give to a rebellious collection but quite incongruous.
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