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 »]
Stoned muppets in the back of a limo is happening. The afterparty to Muppet Treasure Island‘s release was probably spent trying to dodge Miss Piggy’s blunt from marking your charcoal Helmut Lang overcoat, so consider 2013 the year of the puppet’s return thanks to Starred‘s new music video for ‘LA Drugs‘. Directed by Focus Creeps, who created video without the band’s knowledge, as well as creating the puppets with Natasha Newman Thomas and Patrik Sandberg, Starred (Liza Thorn and Matt Koshak) are brought into comic ambivalence through their plushy avatars.