Posts in film
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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A New Kind of Warrior Maasai Samurai, Fashion Film

South African filmmaker Porteus Xandau, experiments in this fashion film by using two cultures "Warriors" and taking the concept of clothing and armor. The Samurai, a warrior that is deep in history of the Japanese culture and The Maasai, which is actually a tribe group located in East Africa but are well known for being the tribe made up of warriors. Both Japanese and Maasai clothing and traditional wear have been big influences in many designers collections.

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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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WATCH: Karl Lagerfeld sketches his life

The way he describes his life: his renaissance-like curiosity, the way he decorates his house in excess, and his signature style I found so entertaining. A larger than life character that seems more belonging in Ludwig Bemelmanns novel than actually walking amongst us mere mortals.

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