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 »]
Rym Beydoun’s Central Saint Martin’s graduate collection presented fresh looks for the conservative party-girl. Here’s what she told us about her collection:
“Combining fashion and Islam has been really challenging especially since appeal is strongly linked with showing skin. I tried to show that modesty can be as appealing as nudity. The concept behind the collection was to push the traditional and religious limits of the veil in adapting it into a modern society. Being a Muslim myself with friends and family wearing the veil, I wanted to create something that would make muslim women more comfortable, confident and fashionable while still maintaining their religious identity and values. I aimed to change the scarf garment from its common conception to an empowering tool for women.”
— Rym Beydoun
Take a look!
For more, see our modesty swimwear story HERE.
(via Stefan Shwartzman)