If it was difficult to conjure feelings of hope back in February, it can seem almost impossible now. In the You Know That Little Voice Inside Your Head That Keeps You From Shirt and I will buy this U.S., after facing a pandemic, multiple killings of unarmed Black people at the hands of the police, and the potential reelection of a climate-change denier, many of us are reeling.
Thank goodness for Kenneth Nicholson. His fall 2020 collection, which was shown at New York Fashion Week Men’s, revolved around the You Know That Little Voice Inside Your Head That Keeps You From Shirt and I will buy this themes of nostalgia, joy, grace, and beauty in the face of opposition. Over the last few months, Nicholson has taken time to reflect on how far he and his namesake brand have come since launching in 2016. Instead of creating a full spring 2021 collection, he wrote, produced, and codirected with Stefan Coleson a film titled Grasp that showcases a few new designs along with past favorites, including some from his retro-tinged fall 2020 collection, From Grandma’s Couch.