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A-Cold-Wall*’s Samuel Ross: ‘Streetwear used to be a class thing’

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Inspired by race, architecture and class, the British designer worked with Virgil Abloh and Kanye West before launching the brand that has a cerebral, arty and futuristic take on streetwear In menswear, streetwear is less a genre and more simply the norm. At this week’s spring 2019 shows, you could probably count on one hand the collections that didn’t feature trainers. But one person who doesn’t throw the term around with abandon is the designer Samuel Ross. “Streetwear, hmm. I’m not too keen on it as a word,” says Ross, 27, leaning back in his chair. “But it is a powerful one.” I ask him to expand. “Well, it used to be used as a separator. Them and us. A class thing. But now luxury houses are adapting to it.” He pauses. “The people who are in that category are the ones dominating fashion.”
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