Raf Simons - Teenage Summercamp S/S 1997
De Muyter-Deinze. S/S 1997. First Edition. Softcover (catalogue housed in a vinyl-alike sleeve). 31x31 cm. Unpaginated (15 Pages).
Insert (catalog) is perfect. Gatefold interior is sadly damaged (priced accordingly, see last pics)
Incredibly scarce. Published two years before the ‘Isolated Heroes’ project (1999), Raf Simons’ ‘Teenage Summer Camp’ captures the aesthetic of the designer’s S/S collection (1997). Taken during the shooting of the video RAF SIMONS summer ’97 by Ronald Stoops, the photographs of the catalogue unveil “a band of teenagers who run out of school and finally come together in an imaginary U.F.O., an environment created by themselves where they can indulge their fantasies in contrast with their daily life and earthly things such as school, parents, etc...