FASHIONis a strange world.
Women and Men pay hundreds of dollars for jeans that look like they’ve been
torn apart – because they
have been. (Image – ripped jeans – “Lean on in Baby”)
Clothes are modeled by women that have bodes that don’t look at all like the bodies of most women – often the women are 6 feet or taller, and extremely thin. Everyone takes it for granted that this is what a model should look like, but why? Any why are these Amazonian women, often really girls, looking so serious as they strut the runway? Fashion is fun, right? You’re young, and healthy, and beautiful – maybe you could smile? (Yes, You Can be Too Skinny)
While female models don’t look anything like most women, male models are usually just better looking, more fit, but otherwise normal looking men. Except that you will often see a boyish looking 19 year modeling a suit that is really meant for 50 year old investment bankers. (Why Do Designers Put Boys in Men's Clothing?)
Lifestyle and Fashion News
As Alexandra Shulman Departs, Who’s Next At British Vogue?
Feb 21, 2017
British Vogue’s editor-in-chief, Alexandra Shulman, at a celebration for the book, “Vogue: Voice of a Century” in 2016.Read More »
At Calvin Klein, Raf Simons Raises The Bar
Feb 14, 2017
Did you hear the whoosh? That was the sound of the fashion industry finally releasing the breath that had been bated since August, when it was announced that RafRead More »
The Woman Behind Martin Margiela
Feb 7, 2017
For all of the designer’s enigmatic influence over fashion, one person was by his side the entire time. This is Jenny Meirens’s story.Read More »
Privacy By Design: How Fashion Combats Surveillance
Jan 31, 2017
Reflectacles glasses reflect light making wearers more visible at night but undetectable by facial recognition cameras.Read More »
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but it’s not for everyone
PLEASE DON’T DO THAT AGAIN!