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 »]
Resort, spa, holiday, pre-fall, what’s the difference? For his graduate collection, Assaf Reeb has transcended the traditional summer/winter dichotomy with clothing that is truly post-season. Terrycloth shorts over trousers. Immaculate Bed & Bath jacquard tabards. Beachwear for the boardroom. Underwear as outerwear as underwear. Is that a scarf or a towel? Both, obviously.