Chinese designer Xander Zhou’s ‘pregnant’ man among highlights at London Men’s Fashion Week


An imagined male pregnancy, flower necklaces and melting ice caps were some of the more striking images at the spring/summer 2019 London Men’s Fashion Week, which ended on Monday.

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Chinese designer Xander Zhou’s collection featured a male model with a fake bump on show, wearing jeans and a white T-shirt with the words “New World Baby”.

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“We’re prepared to welcome a future of male pregnancy,” the designer said in an Instagram post.

Zhou’s show also featured one of the more improbable-looking designs of all the collections – an elaborate raincoat with six sleeves arranged in a star formation.

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  • Publisher: South China Morning Post
  • Date: 2018-06-13T09:01:00+08:00
  • Author: Agence France Presse
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Quite a lot has been going on:

Male models flaunt ‘pregnant’ bellies on the runway

Last weekend Chinese designer Xander Zhou sent male models down the London fashion week men’s runway with an unusual accessory: prosthetic pregnancy bellies.

Their bizarro bumps were highlighted by equally wacky fashions, including a baby pink tracksuit with a matching towel flung around one model’s neck. Another catwalker’s cropped T-shirt read “New World Baby.”

Confused? Don’t look to the brand’s Instagram page for clarification. “At Supernatural, Extraterrestrial & Co., we’re prepared to welcome a future of male pregnancy,” says one post. Hmm.

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  • Publisher: New York Post
  • Date: 2018-06-12T19:00:58+00:00
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The mother of all catwalk shows! Chinese designer sends male models sporting prosthetic BABY BUMPS down the .

Fashion shows are known for showcasing groundbreaking styles and edgy looks – but the models that took to this runway likely raised eyebrows even among the jaded style set.

The brand shared a snap from the show on’Instagram, along with a caption that did little to clear up any confusion, stating that ‘we’re prepared to welcome a future of male pregnancy’.’

Shots from the show show left Twitter users baffled, with one remarking: ‘WTF is the world coming to?’

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