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 »]
Meet the students of Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas (ENAP) and La Esmeralda. Debora Delmar takes us deep into the hottest art education institutions in Mexico City and exposes the burgeoning trends: animal prints, animal imagery, pre-hispanic facial accessoires, corporate casual, soft goth, and of course died hair, streaked hair, and hair wraps. Not in art school? Jealous? Wear out a paint splattered apron anyway!
Photography by Andrew Birk