One in a lifetime comes a talent so precocious, so divine, so eloquent, one that stands out as a true rebel, a true genius and one that changes the creative world forever. The latest to enter this London-based arena is named Raymond Novak. A fusion of broken London and flirtatious Paris steeped in a world of Polari; an anarchist of fashion in the truest sense of the word. Novak is an antidote to much of the artifice of the modern runway, and will forever change how we regard this art form which is clothing in its most exclusive language. Find out more in Fashion’s Newest Star 4
All images by Nhung Nguyen are based on outfits featured in Richard Milward’s Man-Eating Typewriter.
Main image on the left-hand side; Novak and his followers wear sickbag paper dresses.
Below are nine outfits to be seen wearing this week, all shown on Novak himself, taken from his memoirs, Mister Asterisk, the book-within-a-book in, Man Eating Typewriter. These images are exclusive to .Cent with permission of Novak himself.
Novak wears Wellington booties, a WWII gas mask, black fumblers, latex hazmat radiation suit.
Clutching a gross tinfoil sickle, Novak wears Schvartz robes, sandals, Schwartz fumblers, and skully-eek maquillage.
Novak wears herringbone tweed, flat-capella, plus-fours, wax jacket, and wellies
Novak wears a pigskin.
Novak wears a gross Schvartz arp warden’s helmet, fire mask, pullover, and pencil-drogue
Joshed-up like a freakshow Marie-Antoinette, Novak wears blank powder, red clown-swirls, innumerable meese beauty morsos, peach rococo frock with h-bomba derrière, broken glaze diamond slippers, trey-foot-tall steel-wool riah puffed up like a bijou post office colin with electro-wigglers and satellite dish fakements attached.
Novak wears a morgue beard, scraps, rags, and hand-me-down pajamas.
Novak wears a handlebar mouser, arctic-white wiglet, grubby tropical tux, and peaked capella with spreadeagle trinket.
To find out more about this exclusive designs of Raymond Novak go to Man Eating Typewriter by Richard Milward at White Rabbit Books Here
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