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Lost Kaws — Lamenting the Death of OriginalFake

Streetwear, menswear, alternative fashion, ‘culture-based clothing’/desperate cry for help—whatever contrived phrase you ascribe to the modern phenomenon of contemporary clothing, it’s fair to say a lot of things come and go. Such is the nature of fashion. Earlier today my … Continue reading

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Defining Sincerity – Reflecting Upon the Mechanisms of Appreciation & Appropriation in Eastern Cultures

It’s a Sunday afternoon and I’m sitting here with some thoughts that have been bouncing around my head for a while now. There have been a few instances in fashion in recent months that have brought this topic to the … Continue reading

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We’re Everywhere – Contemporary Branding & the Symbolic Life

As counter-intuitive as it might initially sound, fashion and branding have a conflicted relationship. The pushing and shoving of fashion’s artistry and the accounting department’s balance sheets has cultivated intriguing approaches to the capitalist dilemma with regards to how one … Continue reading

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