Haider Ackermann: Girls and Boys
“Je t’aime, Oh, oui je t’aime! Moi non plus… “, the rhythmic lyrics of Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg, from what the French singer called the ‘erotic’ year of 1967, flowed through the show of Haider Ackermann, but with a slight change in detail: back then boys were not trying so hard to look like girls – or vice versa.
For the autumn/winter 2019 show, all the voluptuous curves of Brigitte Bardot – for whom the music was written – were replaced by slender, skinny creatures. Boys will be girls, will be boys – and ever onwards.