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Designer Raf Simons pays homage to R&S Records in latest collection

Traces of rave culture seen at Paris Fashion Week

  • Valerie Lee
  • 20 June 2019
Designer Raf Simons pays homage to R&S Records in latest collection

Renowned fashion designer Raf Simons paid tribute to a fellow Belgian institute in his latest Spring/Summer 2020 collection, which debuted at Paris Fashion Week.

The logo of prolific Ghent-based label R&S Records - a green triangle with a black silhouette of a horse - was spotted on the runway on an oversized t-shirt as models marched to the soundtrack of Mica Levis' 'Under the Skin'.

Taking over a university testing facility, the fashion show featured several other notable nods to rave and alternative culture, including smiley face ecstasy pills, patches adorned with a 'Stoned America' mantra and lab coats and big rubber boots that seemed to be pulled straight from a chemical laboratory.

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