Read this sentence in reference to women who collect designer bags : ” not interested in design but like the idea of ownership of designer goods”. Is it true of me? If you ask me why some of my garments costs as much as they do, I will end up mumbling about quality. But to be honest, I don’t know. Do I like old Celine for the styling or for the garments ? Some reading to remedy it :
Translating designs from sketches : Gravity and Proportion. Lace engineering at Celine.Contrast stitching at Haider Ackermann. Bar tacks and blocky panels at Fendi. Honey comb pattern structures at Junya Watanabe. Clashing patterns and collar details at Miu Miu. Constructing roses at Alexander McQueen. Monochrome at Valentino. Nonchalant construction details at Celine. Is it ever okay to have bad finishes ? Drape analysis of a Balenciaga Jacket.
“The plain fact is that the planet does not need more successful people. But it does desperately need more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers, and lovers of every kind. It needs people who live well in their places. It needs people of moral courage willing to join the fight to make the world habitable and humane. And these qualities have little to do with success as we have defined it.”
– David W. Orr
And this ladies, is what a review should look like. I retract all the reviews I have written in the past. I know nothing of the craft and should not be writing them.
I have seen some strange trends but this one gets the vote for the one that made me face palm and say “dear civilization”.
“Mending means owning up to reality – wrinkled, faded and all – and taking responsibility for that. It is a process of acceptance. It means searching for beauty in what is and celebrating where you are.”
Hello smart coffee cup ! [ Unnecessary innovation that taxes our natural resources and will one day end up in a landfill or a cool product ? need or want ? want or luxury ? ]
The Robinhood of carbon tax plan will go on floor next year. Tax the hyper-consumers and give the money to the folks who cant afford to consume enough but face the consequences of the destruction caused by the hyper-consumers.
My fav Instagram discovery this year : Zero-waste Japan.
Some second hand finds :
The earth has completed yet another revolution around the sun. We all travelled with it and created our own experiences. Cheers to more travels next year. I wish you all a happy new year. Thank you for reading.