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Color-happy British designer Matthew Williamson first forayed into menswear with his peacock-inspired H&M collab, but now he's launching a full-priced, high-end line of clothes for boys. Vogue UK reports Williamson will start with a spring/summer 2010 capsule collection, then expand over the following seasons.
The first set hits stores and Williamson's site next month—the MePa boutique expects to get everything in mid-February—and consists mostly of thin sweaters in fruit-punch shades. On first glance, some of the pieces make us nervous (Ed Hardy has really tainted the whole concept of screen-printed men's tees) but we do think it's cool when guys are secure enough to wear magenta. Especially the guy in the photo above. Seriously, have you ever seen a head of hair that lush? It looks like he's wearing multiple wigs, and for reasons we can't explain, it's really working for him.
· A User's Guide to M. Willy for H&M, Round Two [Racked]
· Williamson Men [Vogue UK]
· Expansions [Racked]