Patrick de Pádua / ModaLisboa SS17 – Photos by Rui Vasco

Dear Shaded Viewers,

Young designer Patrick de Pádua tapped into many of the season’s key trends -the main one being transparency- with his confident menswear show. Fabrics were lightweight and innovative, from shiny nylon and airy mesh to what looked like clear rubber, conjuring up a rather fetishy version of urban athleticism. There were several pieces to covet, from fitted tracksuits and baggy shorts to sheer separates and embellished sweatshirts. Despite being truly rooted within masculine codes, the designer showed a playful side with his use of pink, either on accessories, such a fluffy bum bag, or garments themselves, adding softness to an otherwise black and white lineup. Patrick de Pádua keeps evolving and coming up with desirable clothes each season. It was a precise, intelligent and unpretentious statement.



Philippe Pourhashemi

A freelance fashion writer, consultant and stylist, Philippe Pourhashemi was born in Tehran in 1976. He grew up in Paris, before moving to Scotland to study Foreign Languages. His passions are fashion and culture, as well as music and film. He writes and styles features for Metal in Barcelona, Behind the Blinds in Brussels, Contributor in Stockholm, Veoir in New York and SKP in Beijing. He was named Fucking Young's Editor-at-Large in 2016 and has contributed to ASVOF since 2008, acting as Correspondent-at-Large since 2012. An avid traveler, he likes to explore exotic fashion weeks and unexpected destinations whenever he can.