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 »]
Raise your hand if you’re a Martine Rose boy. We were taken this season by her shoplifter proportions, out of left field obsession with beer, and a realist portrayal of something we can’t quite pin down. Martine also somehow managed to sustain the relevancy of the crop top while totally demeaning the shoe.