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KENNETH NING
S/S 2017

  • Model Lye-Amone Cassac photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • A male model snapped backstage at the Kenneth Ning menswear show for Spring/Summer 2017. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Male models wearing the latest backstage at Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Male model Federico Spinas snapped backstage at Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Models photographed backstage before the Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017 menswear presentation. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Models wear camouflage jacquard clothing backstage at Kenneth Ning S/S17. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Male model Noa Thomas photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning S/S17 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine New York.
  • A male model wears a dramatic hat, backstage at Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine New York.
  • Model Federico Spinas poses backstage at Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Models Lye-Amone Cassac & Yan Kai Wen photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Portrait of a male model backstage, before the Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017 menswear presentation. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine New York.
  • Models snapped backstage before walking at the Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017 menswear presentation. Photographed by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Model Noa Thomas snapped backstage in Kenneth Ning S/S17 menswear. Photographed by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine New York.
  • Male models in military inspired menswear, photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine New York.
  • Military inspired jackets photographed backstage before models walk for Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine New York.
  • Federico Spinas walks backstage at Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine New York.
  • Asymmetrical shirts photographed on models backstage at Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017 menswear shot. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Male models, including Noa Thomas, photographed before walking at the Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine New York.
  • Model Yan Kai Wen photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning S/S17 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine New York.
  • Lye-Amone Cassac snapped backstage at Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017 menswear presentation. Photographed by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine in New York City.
  • Full Metal, photographed by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine, backstage at Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2017 menswear show.

KENNETH NING S/S 2017

FULL METAL

Inspired by Stanley Kubrick film “Full Metal Jacket”, menswear designer Kenneth Ning featured full on military with a twist of deconstruction. The first look we spotted when shooting backstage was a model wearing an elaborate shredded hat with netting, which definitely made a statement. That was just the beginning, as we saw all kinds of interesting vests, cargo pants and camouflage jacquard suits. Many of the shirts were deconstructed in styling and cut, asymmetrical and unbalanced. Our favorite looks included the pleated sleeve detail on the black “Full Metal” hooded sweatshirt, which was also incorporated on the tan trench worn by model Noa Thomas. Ning gives us a youthful and much needed fresh approach to modern menswear. Photography Alexander Thompson.  http://www.kennethning.com

KENNETH NING
F/W 2016

  • The Kenneth Ning Fall/Winter 2016 menswear show photographed by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Model card of Matthieu Gregoire photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Dr. Martens photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear show by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Male model Yan Kai Wen photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Model Maxence Danet-Fauvel and Dmitry Brylev photographed in Kenneth Ning Fall/Winter 2016 menswear. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Details of metal grommets on the back of a men's vest, backstage at Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Models Maxence Danet-Fauvel and Matthieu Gregoire photographed getting dressed, backstage at Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • A wide-brimmed grommet hat photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Male model Dmitry Brylev photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear show by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Oversized houndstooth overcoats, photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Model Noa Thomas photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Dr. Martens photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning Fall/Winter 2016 menswear show by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Model Dmitry Brylev photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning Fall/Winter 2016 menswear show by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Wool caps photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Model Matthieu Gregoire snapped backstage at Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Models Erik van Gils and Will Wadhams photographed at the Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear presentation. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • A model in a wide-brimmed grommet hat photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Model Robert Laby photographed backstage in graphic Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Female models photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning F/W16 show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Model Matthieu Gregoire photographed getting dressed, backstage at Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Male model Tre Samuels photographed backstage at Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Model Maxence Danet-Fauvel photographed backstage in Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Male models Matthieu Gregoire and Noa Thomas photographed at the Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear presentation by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Models Erik van Gils and Dmitry Brylev photographed at the Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear presentation. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Male model Yan Kai Wen photographed at the Kenneth Ning F/W16 presentation. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Models photographed at the Kenneth Ning Fall/Winter 2016 presentation by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Male models Robert Laby and Ryan Keating photographed at the Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear presentation. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Male model Will Wadhams photographed at the Kenneth Ning F/W16 menswear presentation. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Model Kyle Mobus, photographed at Kenneth Ning Fall/Winter 2016 menswear show. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.

KENNETH NING F/W 2016

REVENGE

For Fall/Winter 2016, New York City menswear designer Kenneth Ning dubbed his youthful collection “Revenge”. Shown during New York Fashion Week for men, the collection also included three women’s looks shown on female models. Standout pieces for men included oversized vests and jackets with exaggerated collars, zippers and grommets. The designer also showed a fabulous “revenge” print black and white suit, as well as a silk burgundy hooded zip-top, shown on model Erik van Gils. However, in our eyes, the showstoppers were the very graphic houndstooth overcoats, which were just out of this world. Accessories played a key role in this rebellious look, with male models sporting long dangling earrings and Dr. Martens shoes. The talented Ning stayed true to his vision of dressing the next generation, with his fresh, young and edgy outlook on clothing. Photography Alexander Thompson.  http://www.kennethning.com

KENNETH NING
S/S 2016

  • Male model Mats Van Snippenberg photographed at Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2016 menswear presentation at Industria Studios New York. Photographed by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Male models photographed at Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2016 menswear presentation at New York City's Industria Studio. Photography by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Model Charlie James photographed at the Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2016 menswear presentation in New York City. Photograph by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Male models wearing the latest designs by Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2016, photographed in New York City at Industria by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Detail shot of pants and shoes at Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2016 menswear presentation. Photographed at Industria for Ponyboy magazine NY by Alexander Thompson.
  • Male models in the latest menswear collection from designer Kenneth Ning, Spring/Summer 2016. Photographs by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine in New York.
  • Mats Van Snippenberg photographed at Kenneth Ning menswear presentation at New York Fashion Week Men Spring/Summer 2016, for Ponyboy magazine NY by Alexander Thomspon.
  • Male models in printed sheer kerchiefs at Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2016. Photographed by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Male models photographed at New York Fashion Week Men's presentation by designer Kenneth Ning, Spring/Summer 2016. Photo by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.
  • Kenneth Ning Spring/Summer 2016 menswear presentation at Industria Studios in New York City. Photographed by Alexander Thompson for Ponyboy magazine NY.

KENNETH NING S/S 2016

SUBVERSIVE YOUTH CULTURE

“For Spring 2016, we continued to explore the balance between subversive youth culture and clean tailoring. Inspired by faraway desert lands, we found ourselves drawn to the vibrant energy and chaos of the bustling medina.

We immersed ourselves in the unfamiliar:  colorful spices set the palette, while patterned tapestries influenced the use of unexpected fabrics such as floral jacquards and lace. Graphic elements were extracted from traditional motifs. Ornate mandalas were reimagined as statement prints and applied using innovative techniques to disrupt classic suiting fabrics such as the pinstripe.

Proportions were pushed to create updated silhouettes with fitted shoulders and full sweeps. The end result is a bold statement of cultural art reinterpreted for modern sportswear and executed with expert tailoring, for the sartorial enthusiast with a youthful spirit.”

KENNETH NING