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 »]
Rubbing noses is more sanitary than a kiss, less formal than handshake. Not only is it the official Maori greeting, it seems everybody does it: grandparents, twins, parrots, girls with wet hair, girls playing in snow, business people, pregnant women, gorillas, straight couples, asian couples, gay couples, sphinxes, mothers, toys, politicians, Pinocchio, David Beckham, Buddha, Minnie Mouse, Prince William, and Michael Jackson… Rub it in.