Story & photos by Ivan Guerrero
Marlon Gobel's Spring/Summer 2014 Collection entitled " We Built This City" presented at the rafters of the Park Avenue Armory, draws inspiration from the ironworkers, adventurous young men whose ancestors built New York City's first skyscrapers. Men of undeniable strength, both physical and mental, exposed to danger implied by the nature of metal/construction work. Neon, harnesses, metal, ropes and gloves were some of the relevant elements present in this collection, featuring footwear in collaboration with Born.
The Male Model Music Project joined the backstage action with Marlon, his team and the models, from hair/make up to the dressing and final line-up before the show.
Video of the runway at the rafters can be found at the end of the post.