With his Fall/Winter 2013 show during London Fashion Week that included men's dresses, short shorts and more ruffles than a bag of Lay's, UK designer J.W. Anderson bucked trends, tradition and expectations as to what constitutes menswear and conventional wisdom. It was a veritable buck-a-palooza. In the words of The New York Times' Eric Wilson, "It takes some nerve to ask a man to wear what appeared to be a tube top made of camel wool crepe." Indeed. But, in a fortuitous turn of events, we uncovered the private diary of one of Anderson's models who wore that very outfit. Here's an unprecedented peek into how he felt to model that particularly unusual piece in such a surprising collection.
Steve Dool is a writer based in New York City. Follow him on Twitter.