HOW TO REBUILD YOUR WINTER WARDROBE
It’s finally winter again, which – in my calendar – means that it’s time to rearrange your wardrobe. Of course the good folks at Uniqlo blessed us with their Ultra Light Down jackets, which basically turn every jacket into a winter jacket if layered right, but it’s more fun and satisfying to start from scratch. […]
David Wojnarowicz’s Work in the Fast-Fragmenting Time of Aids
Since his childhood, Wojnarowicz’s environment was gripped with violence, and violence, too, seeped into his visual and written essays that acknowledge the struggles of a queer artist with the voice of a dying artist that fights back with howling fury. One of his most striking images is “Silence = Death,” the slogan of Aids activists: a photograph of himself with a stitched mouth.
These greetings don’t corrupt over time, its image gets engraved in the passage of time as if time disappeared. Why to think that time defines beauty when we are the ones meant to invent and reinvent our own beauty? Now, put on those sleek looks. Greetings, your older self.
Our Culture Loves to Bathe in Nostalgia
As social and economic crises hit these generations the most, to monetise feelings of comfort, security and love is to head back to the 90s and early 00s: Everywhere we look there’s a reboot, remake, revival and anything else that stands for reproducing these decades. Are we stuck in the past or our present simply sucks?
Stüssy x Dries Van Noten – A Tasteful Collab In Tasteless Times
Ah, Stüssy… The streetwear giant that sits atop everyone else. Always tasteful, not many disappointments. Even the name makes the brand stand out among its peers. Not only because of its history, but it really is the name. Stüssy… It’s something different to name your brand after your real name instead of going for some […]