â€œI consider my approach to be that of a product designer, rather than a fashion designer, so every piece for me has an archetypal element of its own within the context of its original concept and / or narrative.â€?
“My work can engage people whether they’re interested in fashion, product design or conceptual thinking. It doesn’t bother me
Throup is a designer famous for not actually designing a standalone fashion collection. Instead, the Buenos Aires-born, English artist is best known for his hollow human sculptures and Shiva skull bags. Now, for the first time, he is releasing a small collection exclusively in Londonâ€™s Dover Street Market. The clothes heâ€™s focused on are pair of jeans, which cover and enclose your feet, a denim
w The clothes he's focused on are pair of jeans, which cover and enclose your feet, a denim jacket and a cotton T-shirt, all in black and all cut shaped to the contours of the body - a design signature seen in his earlier Umbro collection. The centerpiece of the capsule is an upside down, anatomically correct skull rucksack. If you're a Throup groupie, we advise you get yourself down to Dover Street at soon as possible - the collection is strictly limited