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Westwood: Punk, Activist, Icon

The documentary opens up with a visibly exasperated Vivienne Westwood recounting her punk roots again for the umpteenth time. Although the film touched upon Vivienne's hand in the punk movement through her radical clothes, the film focused more on the frustrations and struggles that she deals with every day.  Even with all the accolades and fame she’s acquired, the hustle never stops.

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Sav Noir A/W '17

Continuing with his love affair of broodiness and sinister aesthetics, designer Edwin Haynes presented his latest collection at LAFW. Classic elements referencing Punk, Fetish, and Rock n Roll styles were interspersed throughout the collection. The standouts were the liquid latex pieces that would have any Fetish enthusiasts swoon with bated breath. Check out the rest of the collection below and the behind the scenes moments before the show started!

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Kimono as Traditional Clothing in Japan?

When we think of Japan and the words “traditional clothing”, the first thing that comes to mind is kimono. Beautiful, embroidered clothing that influences many fashion trends and Western accessories, the kimono is worn in Japan to this day for special ceremonies. Dubbing the kimono as “traditional wear” in Japan is a misguided notion, especially from an outsider's perspective.

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Hey Parker Day exhibition at Super chief gallery

February 4th in the back alleys of the Arts district of downtown LA flurries of creatures from avant-casualists to Blitz kid incarnates gathered to the Superchief Gallery for the ICONS Parker Day exhibit. Every type of sartorialist on the fashion spectrum turned up to oggle her candy colored portraits as well as oggle each other.

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Our Clothes Don't Always Reflect How Much Money We Make

When the Sapeur emerged, it is was prevalent during the early 1980s, specifically in the youth southern group of the Bacongo due to the unsuccessful progress in electing appropriate government positions. This became a ritualistic thing that would transform the youth in society from being a regular citizen to this “classy man”.
 

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