Abstract


Watched a wonderful Netflix series “Abstract: The Art of Design”, the first episode featured illustrator Christoph Niemann and ever since he mentioned his love of black and yellow I can’t get that combination out of my head. Here’s how I’d wear it… this Champion Reverse Weave Hoodie (borrowing from the boys again!) with these Isabel Marant Evera Denim PantEverlane E2 Pointed Slide and this fabulous Yayoi Kusama x XLarge x Porter 2Way Helmet Bag (available in store at Opening Ceremony).

 

Uniform

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Photo: Gap 

“I have no clue how to work with the ‘normcore’ in fashion – flat shoes, tracksuits, rucksacks, double denim, etc Any tips…? Should I just trash it and wait till next season? Anna”

Normcore has been widely described as dressing indistinguishably from everyone else. The rise and rise of the dominance of tech firms has further cemented this movement (or rather “anti movement”). I was told that when you work at google they say they don’t care what you wear, they care what you say. Perhaps this is the inverted snobbery at the heart of this philosophy. Continue reading