Tagged: white fashion

AND THE HOME OF THE BRAVE

If you’re Americally inclined, you may know that today is Independence Day. Isn’t America great? It’s many gifts to the world include some of my all time favourite things  – Proenza Schouler, the McNugget, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Pop Tarts, Andre Leon Talley…I could go on. (Also, #AMERICAFACT: My German aunt moved to America after the Second World War and got so fat that she couldn’t eat any salt as her heart would explode)

In celebration of this #importanthistoricalevent, here’s a selection of America-inspired looks.

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Thom Browne SS14

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Sacai SS14

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Prabal Gurung SS14

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Peter Jensen Pre SS14

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Louis Vuitton SS14

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DSquared2 SS12

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Chanel SS08

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APC AW13

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Ann Demeulemeester SS14

Me, 2013
Me, 2013

 

GENDERBENDING WITH RAD HOURANI

I had a week off work, and somehow this turned into a week off from life in general, hence no posts. Anyway, the important issue here is Rad Hourani’s new unisex collection. I’m a big fan of Hourani in general, you know me, I’ve yet to meet a black androgynous look I didn’t like, but this new collection is a little bit special. The new collection, Unisex Couture, is only his ninth since launching in 2007, and features everything that is good in the world – a no-colour colour palette of black, white and grey, origami cuts and structured layering. Mmm, child. There’s a brilliant line on his website – “NO GENDER, NO SEASON, NO RULES”, which is also my attitude to my sex life. Bdum, tish.

“I STARTED IMAGINING CLOTHES THE SAME WAY I STARTED CREATING IMAGES: WITH A SENSE OF CURIOSITY AND INNOCENCE DRIVEN BY MY NO-BACKGROUND BACKGROUND. NO SCHOOL. NO TEACHERS. NO TELLY. NO BOUNDARIES. NO FORMATTING. I LIKE THE IDEA OF A WORLD THAT WE COULD LIVE AND SHAPE BY OURSELVES, ONLY BY OBSERVING. EACH OUR OWN. MY CLOTHES HAVE ERUPTED FROM THIS WORLD OF MINE. THEY ARE ASEXUAL, ASEASONAL, THEY COME FROM NO PLACE, NO TIME, NO TRADITION, YET THEY COULD BE HOME ANYWHERE, ANYTIME. THEY EXUDE A SENSE OF DISCREET CHIC, THE ESSENCE OF TIMELESS STYLE, DRAWN ON A MONOCHROMATIC AND GRAPHICAL CANVAS. PALETTE OF BLACKS AND SHADES OF TIMELESS COLORS. SOPHISTICATED UNISEX MODERN CLASSICS FOR ANTI-CONFORMIST INDIVIDUALS.” – RAD HOURANI

TWO UNISEX COLLECTIONS = ONE UNISEX CONCEPT

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