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 »]
One week ago today, DIS traveled to Los Angeles to attend the opening of Ryan Trecartin’s Any Ever exhibit at the MoCA. Taking over the Pacific Design Center with approximately 236 minutes of video and a multi-room/level installation, Any Ever is the American debut of the artist’s 7-part video diptych.
Being that Ryan is a close friend and DIS contributor, we couldn’t help but participate in the now-customary poolside celebrations that frequent Ryan’s life. Museum director Jeffrey Deitch activated the pool party weekend at his beautiful new home in Los Feliz, where DJ Total Freedom soundtracked a late night of semi-nude swimfan vibeage. Two days later, we climaxed the infinite pool-party weekend with our own poolside luncheon in honor of Ryan’s achievement and the reunion of almost all of our favorite faces.
Just a few of our favorite BFFs who attended our 1st Annual DIS Luncheon, in honor of Ryan Trecartin’s Any Ever show at the MoCA, Los Angeles:
Photos by Sarah Ball.
Don’t get too jealz, for it wasn’t all cash money, stripper shoes, and H2O for us. We managed to catch some exceptional summer trends. Which one is your favorite? DISqus in the comments below!