Search found 118 matches

Return to advanced search

Re: WAYWT: Excerpts from books edition

The leather suits Ayler had worn since his Army days were still considered unique attire for a Black man during this period, and the highly personal style of dress he favoured had always been a subject of admiration amongst his peers. [bassist Earle] Henderson's recollection of every detail is typi...
by Lorcan
Sat May 05, 2018 3:55 am
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: WAYWT: Excerpts from books edition
Replies: 25
Views: 10088

Re: random fashion jersey tucks

Lol yeah I guess if you're buying tons of Raf as a random teen its inevitably daddy's $$$ What I was stumbling inarticulately towards was it could seem like Casavant was driving hype for his own stuff in a relatively opaque way lending pieces out to specific people, which I thought was interesting. ...
by Lorcan
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:51 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Random Rhetorical Hypebeast Fashion Thoughts
Replies: 6441
Views: 1639920

Re: random fashion jersey tucks

There's also David Casavant who bought up masses (over 1000 pieces) of og Raf and Helmut back when it was reasonably affordable (late 00s, early 10s?) and then basically made a business of renting out rare pieces to famous people (Kanye, Kim, Pharrell) and for music videos, editorials, etc. So like ...
by Lorcan
Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:28 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Random Rhetorical Hypebeast Fashion Thoughts
Replies: 6441
Views: 1639920

Re: Patch Notes and Pinned Items

etsy has lots of Soviet-era space pins I like https://img.etsystatic.com/il/6c9c39/1431663167/il_570xN.1431663167_7cmv.jpg?version=0 https://img.etsystatic.com/il/119688/1004936830/il_570xN.1004936830_5v1h.jpg?version=1 https://img.etsystatic.com/il/2b3d2e/1468031453/il_570xN.1468031453_6jo3.jpg?ver...
by Lorcan
Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:19 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Patch Notes and Pinned Items
Replies: 119
Views: 61846

Re: 2017 Retrospective

Tell me about how you did in 2017 I was fairly restrained this year. No Cop from mid May thru to late December. CdGH ss03 garment dyed canvas wide pants CdGH+ aw13 long wrinkly wool 1b jacket Junya aw13 stripe pants (to make a full suit with the patchwork jacket I got last year) Junya aw07 plaid zi...
by Lorcan
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:17 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: 2017 Retrospective
Replies: 17
Views: 7230

Re: Take S. U. T. O. three times daily with food

@Malcb33 cardi jacket thing is ye olde Comme de Garcons from 2004aw. EG have a boucle knit jacket this season that looks fun and pretty similar.
by Lorcan
Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:38 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Take S. U. T. O. three times daily with food
Replies: 7897
Views: 2387898

Re: Take S. U. T. O. three times daily with food

Hi

Image

Image
by Lorcan
Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:19 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Take S. U. T. O. three times daily with food
Replies: 7897
Views: 2387898

Re: brutalism... the most brutal of isms

Victor Pasmore's Apollo Pavillion, Peterlee https://i.imgur.com/H0rFbAAl.jpg https://i.imgur.com/xfwsP9Dl.jpg restored in 2009, but has been graffitti covered and overgrown for much of its history https://i.imgur.com/cbFlnKHl.jpg https://i.imgur.com/nUJRAVyl.jpg with Pasmore himself: https://i.imgur...
by Lorcan
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:49 am
 
Forum: Care
Topic: brutalism... the most brutal of isms
Replies: 11
Views: 2365

Re: brutalism... the most brutal of isms

My local Brutalist ocean liner: https://c20society.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Wyndham-Court_JamesODavies-web1.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B68XLaxIMAAYxzm.jpg Wyndham Court, Southampton http://www.nothingtoseehere.net/2007/07/wyndham_court_southampton.html
by Lorcan
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:55 pm
 
Forum: Care
Topic: brutalism... the most brutal of isms
Replies: 11
Views: 2365

Re: brutalism... the most brutal of isms

The V&A Museum acquires a chunk (three stories high) of demolished Brutalist estate Robin Hood Gardens https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/nov/09/va-buys-three-storey-chunk-robin-hood-gardens-council-estate-alison-peter-smithson-brutalist-architecture https://assets.londonist.com/uploa...
by Lorcan
Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:41 pm
 
Forum: Care
Topic: brutalism... the most brutal of isms
Replies: 11
Views: 2365

Re: brutalism... the most brutal of isms

Tadao Ando - Azuma House, Osaka http://www.themodernhouse.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/8e6f0ef91ee7bc25686d0617724fa215.jpg https://contrahabit.wordpress.com/2011/11/09/azuma-row-house-by-tadao-ando-designing-architecture-to-purposefully-make-people-feel-uncomfortable/
by Lorcan
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:52 pm
 
Forum: Care
Topic: brutalism... the most brutal of isms
Replies: 11
Views: 2365

Re: Explain cyberpunk to pirx so he can sell it to old peopl

Someone has forgotten Motoko's sick diving outfit

by Lorcan
Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:19 am
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Techdad Discussion
Replies: 587
Views: 198678

Re: Ask a question, get an answer

Anyone (@trasparenti?) familiar with Sulvam sizing. TTS? Interested in a side-slit coat from last season.
by Lorcan
Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:20 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Ask a question, get an answer
Replies: 2739
Views: 709249

Re: ✿゚・❀ Pheasant Lolita ❤*✲゚*。

Django Atour is a small Japanese label I found through instagram. Been going since 1997, they make clothes inspired by historical dress c.1600-1950. There's also a sub-brand called Anotherline. Lots of nice stuff - linen and corduroy workwear, Victorian inspired coats, duster coats. Like Old Town if...
by Lorcan
Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:38 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: ✿゚・❀ Pheasant Lolita ❤*✲゚*。
Replies: 47
Views: 19008

Re: WAYWT: Excerpts from books edition

non-fiction edition from Edward Burra: 20th Century Eye , Jane Stephenson's biography of the English artist (and compulsive writer of amusing but badly spelled letters). Burra had an educated eye for clothes; his drawings and paintings not only chronicle passing fashion, but use clothes to offer sub...
by Lorcan
Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:53 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: WAYWT: Excerpts from books edition
Replies: 25
Views: 10088

Re: Ask a question, get an answer

Do Novesta's fit any wider than chucks/70s chucks ??

any other euro plimpsols that are more suitable for the duck footed? (I like the bigger eyelets on Novesta tho)
by Lorcan
Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:01 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Ask a question, get an answer
Replies: 2739
Views: 709249

Re: Take S. U. T. O. three times daily with food

Image
Spoiler:
Image
Image

Junya suit
Armor-lux tee
Unused x Vans
by Lorcan
Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:48 am
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Take S. U. T. O. three times daily with food
Replies: 7897
Views: 2387898

Re: ✿゚・❀ Pheasant Lolita ❤*✲゚*。

Yaeca isn't all that peasant generally, but this cotton-linen blend atelier coat hits the spot (burgundy + wrinkles = winner) http://i.imgur.com/vktZbq3l.jpg work pants in the same fabric are lovely http://i.imgur.com/7epYQLxl.jpg http://i.imgur.com/6OrciuPl.jpg Garment Reproduction of Workers ss17 ...
by Lorcan
Sun Jan 29, 2017 5:29 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: ✿゚・❀ Pheasant Lolita ❤*✲゚*。
Replies: 47
Views: 19008

Re: hiking boots -- they're not just for hiking anymore

Danner x New Balance ... I like these

Image

Image
by Lorcan
Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:23 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: hiking boots -- they're not just for hiking anymore
Replies: 29
Views: 11100

Re: Explain cyberpunk to pirx so he can sell it to old peopl

also when i think of endless capitalism i think of actual good writers like pynchon?? agree that gibson updates this with a particular set of reference points. but to revisit my reply to rjbman earlier, all the tropes we've mentioned seem more compelling in visual or semi-visual media Gibson has me...
by Lorcan
Mon Jan 23, 2017 3:33 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Techdad Discussion
Replies: 587
Views: 198678

Re: ssscaly garmsssss

Kapital

Image

Image
by Lorcan
Sat Jan 21, 2017 9:22 am
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: ssscaly garmsssss
Replies: 48
Views: 25587

Re: OG Rakuten

insanely good 1930s vintage flight suit. dunno what it'll get bid up to (pretty reasonable atm). http://page10.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/jp/auction/m184148335 http://i.imgur.com/xup9C2Rl.png http://i.imgur.com/T8jK8REl.png http://i.imgur.com/q7O8iIKl.png
by Lorcan
Fri Dec 23, 2016 4:44 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: OG Rakuten
Replies: 1180
Views: 330027

Re: Ask a question, get an answer

Thanks!!

will report back in French Workwear thread if I try out a few options.
by Lorcan
Mon Dec 19, 2016 6:01 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Ask a question, get an answer
Replies: 2739
Views: 709249

Re: Ask a question, get an answer

any breton stripe tee recs?

I have an armor-lux one which is fine, but body/sleeve length is shorter than i'd like (in spite of sizing up to L).

ideally w black rather than navy stripe
by Lorcan
Sun Dec 18, 2016 4:48 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Ask a question, get an answer
Replies: 2739
Views: 709249

Re: random fashion jersey tucks

Pretty sure Knight's pics from the late 80s for the Yohji catalogues were already using v primitive pre-photoshop digital manipulation, so its always been his thing? I like the old Yohji images, but not much of what he's done since.
by Lorcan
Thu Dec 08, 2016 3:27 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Random Rhetorical Hypebeast Fashion Thoughts
Replies: 6441
Views: 1639920

Re: S. U. T. O. Jean Classique

Image
Spoiler:
Soloist
vintage fabric
CdGH+ x2
Unused x Vans

Image
by Lorcan
Sat Dec 03, 2016 6:10 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Take S. U. T. O. three times daily with food
Replies: 7897
Views: 2387898

Re: random fashion jersey tucks

Image

they have these at Idea Books. Bels needs one surely?

Most of their tees are so bad (like the 'Etonian' and "I am a DJ' ones) I assume they are trying to be deliberately, ironically awful.
by Lorcan
Mon Nov 28, 2016 1:50 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Random Rhetorical Hypebeast Fashion Thoughts
Replies: 6441
Views: 1639920

Re: S. U. T. O. Jean Classique

Dressing like I own some Kapital when I don't ;-)
Image

Spoiler:
Needles hat
vintage fabric/ scarf
vintage/ etsy chore jacket
Newlyn smock
Armor-lux tee
Sassafras pants
Unused x Vans
by Lorcan
Sat Nov 26, 2016 6:56 am
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Take S. U. T. O. three times daily with food
Replies: 7897
Views: 2387898

Re: Toilet Water

Today I'm trying out a sample Diptyque l'ombre dans l'eau which is love at first sniff. Cut-flower stems/florist shop smell, rose, plus something herbal? Its gorgeous anyhow. Probably feminine leaning (if you care about that kind of thing). Also recently been trying CdG Odeur 53 an which has notes o...
by Lorcan
Thu Nov 17, 2016 4:25 pm
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: Toilet Water
Replies: 158
Views: 47927

Re: trend forecasting is flaxy

never mind epaulettes, pauldrons are clearly the must have in obsolete militaristic shoulderware this season

Image
Image
by Lorcan
Thu Nov 17, 2016 4:33 am
 
Forum: Tags
Topic: trend forecasting is flaxy
Replies: 362
Views: 118196
Next

Return to advanced search