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. [embedit snippet=”pockets”]
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. […]
Metro Boule by Nicole de Leon for Alexander Henry Director of Alexander Henry Alexander Henry is a premier textile design house, producing cutting-edge, original cotton prints.
Use of Signs – Venturi