Robert Geller Is Into Krautrock and Cummerbunds

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To the beat of krautrock and German punk, the tough-looking models in Robert Geller’s aggressive show marched out in motorcycle jackets, army vests, leather trenches, and cummerbunds. Wait — cummerbunds? We asked the designer about his clever use of this underused midriff accessory. “I never like leather shiny, pressed, and perfect,” an elated Geller explained backstage post show. “I like it a little bit fucked-up. They’re washed leather. They’re more of a styling element for every day than fancy occasions.” Also seen on Geller’s runway: loose leather basketball shorts. We sense a trend

See more: Robert Geller's Spring 2011 Collection