Fashion
  • Text Kinza Shenn
  • 7th January 2017

Pillow talk

Per Götesson is a creature of comfort. It’s no wonder, considering the designer grew up in an idyllic, sleepy town in the Swedish province of Småland. Last season’s presentation was furnished with heaps of mattresses, this season it was pillows tied into wooden climbing frames. 

Per followed his now-established proclivity for strong masculine silhouettes reimagined with languid lines. This collection was inspired by pyjamas. Coats were tailored like robes, utility trousers were widely cut and heavily gathered with drawstrings, pyjama shirts were buttoned askew, rumpled and disturbed as if through bed-ridden movements. This billowiness was all countered with several second-skin, lycra muscle tops, for a final effect that felt strangely intimate, sensual and, on the whole, pretty chilled out.