Today’s article again risks being the shortest, just like the one about underwear. The topic is extensive, I touch on it in every second article (if not with words, then with examples-pictures for sure) and I’m not going to stop. But we need to be clear. To mix styles means to combine things of different styles in one image (so far it sounds like “to cook borsch, buy a pot and beetroot”, but wait). Things of different styles-this means that each of these things completely belongs to the same style. One-to-one. And the second-to the second. And other things can be neutral-minimalistic. Or belong to one of the first two. Here I am not sure that it is possible to deduce the exact formula: how much and what style to mix with what. (But I’m sure that over time you can learn to see it). Continue reading
Coincidentally, first I watched a lecture about fashion and cinema, then the film recommended in the lecture (in Russian translation it is called “I, Christiana”) about very young Berlin drug addicts of the 1970s, and immediately after the film opened a special issue of Art in Vogue (it is now on sale, I highly recommend it). It would seem that there is a connection. And it was available, and even as.
The lecture said that the film still has a huge influence on fashion, for example, at least one Gucci advertising campaign was shot in this style (this is not to mention the brilliant bombers, which, of course, were not invented by HM together with Zara). Continue reading