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 »]
Spring is the perfect season to try on an over-the-top look. Let your look be a gateway to theatrical behavior and unwarranted attention-getting. You are free. Be you. Or not. Gallop like a thoroughbred in your tallest shoes down a street thick with blossoming trees. Take advantage of the warm evenings and let your chunkiest mascara run free in a humid back alley at dusk. Fake out a tourist, or a jogger or a baby by pretending to be a statue on the seashore at dawn. Take inspiration from Bette, Nina and Liza. Let them guide you through a dramatic exercise. Enunciate your life this spring with some very dramatic options. Break a leg.