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 »]
Shag carpets, global warming, neoteric LARPing dresses, Melrose Place, the renaissance faire, Second Life avatars, and Transoxiana’s post-colonial fantasia courtwear circa 1994. These are all references from our favorite Fall/Winter shows this year. As for the dismal and abysmal: we think we’ve said enough. Check out our editors’ picks for BEST and WORST of the season, on Dis Magazine now.