Entries Tagged as 'fashion'

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Page Me

John Waters’ agenda appears to finally be working. Books are suddenly cool (not that they ever weren’t, but, like pizza, books are very hot right now.) I first noticed it right before New Year’s eve, when this post by Austin Kleon was making the rounds: I read 70+ books this year, new personal record. Here's what I […]

Friday, January 9th, 2015

The Possibly Real Trend of Possibly Real Trends

What’s current when nothing is certain.   Health Goth. “Somewhere in between normcore, cyberpunk, goth, and sportswear chic exists the possibly real trend known as “Health Goth,” wrote Allison P Davis in New York Magazine’s The Cut blog back in October. “It’s been kicking around since spring, actually, but it seems to have entered the mainstream this week.” The […]

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Hardcore Norm

Because dressing different is such a cliché.   art by Curtis Mead   “The kids are doing the normcore,” my friend Quang said, trying out the new phrase with a deliberate, old fart dialect. Only a few moments earlier I had tossed off the word like common parlance. “‘Normcore?’” he had repeated, making sure he’d […]

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Announcing The_Gather

Since November I have been a partner, with long-time friend, Katie Kay Mead, in a retail endeavor called, Gather. Gather is a fashion incbuator of sorts, scouting and developing the best and brightest indie design talent into viable forces within the vocabulary of L.A. fashion. The boutique / consultancy has received accolades from LA Weekly […]

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

It’s The End Of The World As We Know It…. And I Feel Fine

According to the Mayan calendar — as translated by new-age hippies I used to know, and depicted by Roland Emmerich — the year 2012 is alleged to herald the apocalypse. Perhaps this collective unconscious sense of mass destruction is what’s driving the popularity of turn-of-the-millennium musings about the end of the world. In June 2008, […]