Inflation and your clothes (literally)

I’m still mind-boggled after reading this report. After London College of Fashion designer Harikrishnan unveiled his inflatable latex trousers that come in a variety of colours, people couldn’t help but make fun of the high fashion number. The quirky graduate collection featured billowing latex trousers which are tapered at the ankle. But folks in their droves took to Twitter to say it looked more like ‘swollen testicles’. Tough crowd. Clearly the essence of the piece was lost on the audience. There’s more at the link. Looks more like an inverted life-jacket to me.  Let’s call it a death-jacket.  Fall into the water

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I have a dream . .

Now and again, some new item of clothing makes me do a double-take.  (No, I am not a fan or a follower of fashion!)  The most recent example are these. Yes, they’re lace shorts.  For men.  (Or, rather, for what are allegedly men.)  A news report says: The lacey shorts … are available in five pastel colors including green, pink, blue, purple and yellow… Lace shorts first hit the runway at Gucci’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection and would appeal to fashion-forward men who are looking to make a statement. The prominence of gender ambiguity in fashion design allows for clothing pieces to be reflective of a generation who wish

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