Below are three collage that highlight the difference between couture designers and Beaks of Eagles when it comes to such trim as grommets, pockets, and large 2″inch buttons. For couture, trim is decoration. For us, there are “signs” — signs of punk, signs of goth, signs of mod.
What does an Emo look like 20 year later? Still the dark hair over one eye, but no coloring. More natural, modish. And still loving My Chemical Romance and Jimmy Eat World.
So Post-Mod — sign without significance
A pix from a recent runway show of Comme des Garcons shirts caught our eye. It features stunning black pockets without function servicing a pure decoration and sign. This postmodern use of pockets is similar to our own Post-Mod® racerback line.
We were in Forever 21 the other day and noticed the slip on the right below with an exposed zipper that is functionless. It is pure decoration. Exposed zipper fashion trend has not entered what we call a post-mod phase of applications like pockets and zippers to garments are pure sign — without function. […]