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For Pre-Fall 2022, Givenchy presents an avant-garde, statement-making men’s fashion sneakers TK-360 alongside its iconic bags.
How does a house like Givenchy continue to dominate the world of couture fashion for over seven decades? If you were to ask Creative Director Matthew M. Williams, the answer is quite simple: you have to be willing to innovate. Taking the autumn statement of knitwear into unexplored territory, Givenchy infuses bleached denim patterns into cotton-knitted backpacks and bumbags — all boasting thick straps emblazoned by the Givenchy iconic embroidered 4G emblem. Marking an exciting new spin on men’s accessories, the bags show that even when its base materials are deconstructed, the house’s DNA remains potent in all of their creations.
With an avant-garde approach to the new season, Givenchy dreamed up a statement men’s sneaker, the TK-360, to coincide with its capsule of bags. Revolutionary for its single-piece structure, the TK-360 fuses technical prowess with a disruptive shape that is as visually arresting as it is comfortable. Its bold, custom-moulded silhouette features a classic stretch knit upper that is fully integrated with the sole, making it possible to walk directly on the knit. With the sneakers being crafted entirely from a singular piece of stretchy knit that tailor itself to its wearer, they allude to an exciting and innovative future for the house. (Price: 750 euros.) The TK-360 continues its history on the AW22 runway for men and women, adopting more graphic lines and new shades with its new name, TK-360+. Available in tonal versions (black and ultraviolet) or in white, silver grey or black with gradient gridwork, the TK-360+ has a unique footprint, from upper to tread. The new style will be available in Givenchy boutiques and on givenchy.com from mid-August, rolling out worldwide through early September. (Price: 850 euros.)