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 »]
Ann-Sofie Back is making her SS14 a rubbery, orange reason to bust pleats, bring back the neckerchief and utilise the *SAD GIRL* blue (under)eyeshadow. Dark denim fringing is the shout, and all the labels go round the outside, playing on Fuccboi-ism with exaggerated beanies. She has interpreted culture via an aesthetic that uses tomboy-ism (very different to masculinity) to flatter a woman.