October 3, 2008


If i've learned anything from this fashion week, it's that a lot of the clothes for spring don't make sense. Yeah, the recession messes things up a bit. So maybe we can't afford the glitz and sprightly detail of last year. Fashion is function blah blah. But a long way from "pretty", it's hard to discern any significance of the modern woman being likened to-a bird. Designers have attached wings, feathers, webbed feet, and what looks like a flying saucer for Martin Margiela. Darwin once claimed, it is the species most adaptable to change that survives. I suppose everyone has they're own way of coping.

From top left, left to right: Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Rick Owens, Martin Margiela;
Francesco Scognamiglio, Dsquared2, Comme Des Garcons;
Martin Margiela, both Gareth Pugh
Both Francesco Scognamiglio, Hussin Chalayan

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