Thursday, March 30, 2017

a collaboration worth buying: j.w. anderson x uniqlo

Have you heard the latest in high-low collaboration news? Uniqlo announced this week that their latest collaboration will be with London-based Irish designer Jonathan Anderson. Anderson is the creative director of two labels: his eponymous label and Spanish label Loewe.

Monday, March 27, 2017

i tried dressing like a fuccboi

I lasted 30 seconds.

We all know at least one fuccboi in our lives. Or at least, an affiliated fuccboi who has ruined our sartorial lives either directly or inadvertently. They must be stopped, or sterilized.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

how much, is too much gucci?

Just asking for a friend who has disposable income.

Gucci was a designer label just like any other. It was just another designer on the fashion month schedule that I personally often overlooked in favour of Prada or Marni. The brand, at the time, helmed by Frida Giannini, took the direction of the brand with a more formal disposition. Then, abruptly, Giannini left her 8-year tenure and Alessando Michele - an unknown player at the time - would take the role of creative director moving forward.

Monday, March 6, 2017

cargo pants become political

Last week, Trump gave a speech about something probably important. Maybe it was something he doesn't have authority on. Perhaps it was on proper hair crop rotation and retention guidelines. In a sea of ill-fitted suits and polyester ties, there were Democratic women lawmakers dressed in white. The white apparel was a symbol of solidarity for women's rights.

Fashion does have cultural relevance and political statements without any discourse.