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 »]
If only the NY nightlife scene revolved around guys that looked like this. These young men are Host Boys, the attentive and flirtatious staff of Japan’s Host Clubs, a brother of the Hostess Club industry and a descendent of the Geisha. As a result of having best hair on earth and the sweetest demeanors, Host Boys’ increased popularity has thrown them into the mainstream in recent years. Hosts are recognized by the masses, dramatized in TV Movies, and appear on talk shows. There’s also a documentary that exposes the darker side of this pleasure industry. All images here are from Host Boys websites that advertise their boys, and as you can see, it’s all about the LOOK!