What is a piece of clothing that “works”? Who is working whom? Is the one who poses the one who actually “works” hardest? The S/S 2017 collection of Berlin-based, Swedish- Vietnamese designer NHU DUONG entitled ‘WORK COLLECTION’ plays with the ideas of professionalism, leisure and appropriateness through a range of garments that are inspired by work outfits and hobby uniforms. Overalls, raw denim outfits, kung-fu pyjamas, biker pants, baggy tights and gloves, bomber-jackets, bomber suits,… [read more »]
This past week, DIS invaded Miami Beach Will(ow) Smith style in order to celebrate the impossibly dense and relentlessly stimulating Art Basel and NADA Art fairs. Thanks to a partnership with OHWOW, DIS took over Tommy Lee’s Hot Topic-inspired Rokbar on Collins Ave. from Thursday through early Sunday, joined by an attractive cast of reality television would-nots: DJ Total Freedom, Gang Gang Dance’s Brian Degraw, NguzuNguzu’s Daniel Pineda, Seychelle Allah, Azizaman, our own Fatima Al Qadiri, and the GHE20 G0TH1K crew: Physical Therapy, Venus X, and $hayne. We may have frightened a few PR girls and mistook a cracked out street performer for Lady Gaga, but with our co-hosts Ryan Trecartin, David Benjamin Sherry, and A-Ron the Downtown Don, we’re pretty sure we held the highlight of all the hysteria hostage in our hands.
Global .Wav correspondent Fatima Al Qadiri
Photos and GIFs by David Toro unless stated otherwise
Special thanks to A-ron the Downtown Don, David Benjamin Sherry, Ryan Trecartin; our VJs Seychelle Allah and Ryder Ripps; and all the DJs: Total Freedom, Brian Degraw, NGUZU, Azizaman, Fatima Al Qadiri, Venus X, Physical Therapy and $hayne Oliver!