enter Yohji Yamamoto. and i'd like to say this is an epic fail on the parts of my teachers for not showing him to us, and on me for deciding i don't like japanese fashion and not pursuing it.
this guy is a genius. black, white, grey. statement hats. volume. unique shapes. yes, Yes, YES.
movement, pattern, and on the bias. you better WORK. now granted, he sends male models down the runway with no socks on. but with show stopper hats Medea would be proud to wear to church, i'm willing to let it slide.