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 »]
Everyone’s a curator! But what are they going to wear? J.Crew has found the answer, and their newest market. Sure to be seen across heritage institutions, art NGOs, and gallery openings throughout the summer, the new curator pant promises instant art world cred–and a slouchy fit. But can these draped, fluid, and flattering crepe pants truly improve one’s aesthetic outlook? New DIS Intern Joyce set out to SoHo galleries to put them to the test.
Clearly, the answer is yes.
Images and Text–Ross Leonardy
Featuring the J.Crew Curator Pant