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.
The September issue of W Magazine has a short blurb on recent interest of buttons in fashion as evidenced by their prominence in a number of recent collections and an early 2015 exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris on the history of the use of buttons in fashion from pure function to pure decoration. A NYT […]
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 see a connection between this Marc Jacobs dress for his Spring 2015 collection and our featuring pockets as signs of signs of the mod 60s Postmodern in the spirit of Robert Venturi’s decorated shed.