Saturday, August 21, 2010

In Which Japanese Designers Win Love With Oversized, Droopy, Dark Clothes


Then: Sheltered within oversized and droopy, dark and deconstructed, Japanese fashion that displaced pretty pink and baby blue, and putting all those layers on in August the moment they cleared customs. Sweltering, sashaying and preening ... puttin' on the Ritz. This could have been Yohji in a Paris showroom, maybe Yoshi Inaba in Tokyo. The pencil marks on the back with the style number, price in yen and colors or sizes (black and one-size) have faded, the look books lost by Rick Owen's movers.

Jeffrey Felner has begun a group on Facebook to remember Then:

HALL OF FAME -- DESIGNERS WHO HAVE ALL BUT BEEN FORGOTTEN

 

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