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 »]
If only we had known, things could have been different.
We discovered the Ripflip kickstarter just one day too late. ‘The most versatile footwear product in the WORLD’ fell $248,000 short of its $250,000 goal. Lofty, yes; but we only have ourselves to blame for the trans-shoe’s premature burial. How will we face our impending Waterworld lifestyles without Wetgear’s innovative amphibian footwear? The possibility of swimming, climbing, and a safe gait on our treadmill/standing desk combos was within our reach-but has now slipped through our tender grasp. ℳajor DISapproval, Kickstarteers.
What could have been: