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Author: Hayes Von Holder
The MSCHF Big Red Boots are hard to ignore, even harder to style. Inspired by characters coyly described as ‘the mouse’, ‘the plumber’ and ‘the hungry circle’ on the brand’s website, mankind hasn’t seen such controversial and talked-about footwear since Crocs came on the market in 2002. But MSCHF isn’t the only fashion line to play with surreal, cartoony aesthetics this season. Bright colors, exaggerated proportions, and plastic-looking leather and vinyl have been showing up increasingly in fashion, comparisons often being drawn to animation, video games, and toys. Words like ‘puffication’ and ‘cartoonification’ are being thrown around a lot lately,…