Sustainability in Fashion: Realistic or Idealistic?

I think it’s really interesting to think about what “sustainability” even means in fashion. At the route of the industry is the need to be materialistic – “fashion” wouldn’t exist without the need to be a bit excessive or “consumeristic.” If we are pursuing sustainability to “avoid the depletion of natural resources [and] maintain anContinue reading “Sustainability in Fashion: Realistic or Idealistic?”

REVIEW // JOKER

“Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.” Rupert Pupkin, The King of Comedy The Joker is one of the most compelling narratives of a man’s descendent into chaos. It’s a mashup somewhere between Nabokov’s Lolita and Camus’s The Stranger. A sad, momentous reality depicted in its organized and disorganized, promptedContinue reading “REVIEW // JOKER”

MAISON MARGIELA S’20 “Stories of hope, heroines, and liberation are forgotten as history draws ever closer to repetition.” Army hats, structured corsets, caped jackets — theatrics to remind you the liberation from wartime – the hope that encompasses you after tragedy. LOEWE S’20 “Ethereal, poetic, and aristocratic.” Jonathan Anderson has mastered the fine art of layering lace,Continue reading

QR: SPRING SUMMER ’20

FENDI | S’20 Lagerfeld’s successor, Silvia Venturini Fendi opened up a new wave of summer with a different kind of “solar mood.” A new, warm Italian summer with sun-kissed girls and quilted cotton jackets to round out another season of life, somewhere in between work and vacation. PRABAL GURUNG | S’20 Cannot not talk aboutContinue reading “QR: SPRING SUMMER ’20”

NYFW S’20

RAG & BONE \\ SPRING 20 Marcus Wainwright’s return to the runway is unlike your typical show experience. Admist launching AI-hosted dinners and photo exhibitions, he filled his runway with the streets of New York. Mixing men’s tailoring with artful layering, he has mastered the sense of NY nostalgia, and the nostalgia of a showContinue reading “NYFW S’20”

How to find your style!! (from @bestdressed)

Aside from the fact that it was Fall ’19 couture week, I came across a video that broke down how to dissect and discover your style. I wanted to capture her 6 tips below for my own reference as well 🙂 Assess your own wardrobe: Assess what you already wear and love — most timesContinue reading “How to find your style!! (from @bestdressed)”

CAMP

This year’s Met Gala theme puzzled everyone, but I think in a sense the puzzlement also personified how the fashion industry acts at times. When people first heard that the theme was “camp,” most people immediately thought of their summer nights in the woods, going on hikes and sleeping next to a campfire in aContinue reading “CAMP”

A Seoul diary – and a quick itinerary in itaewon

Hi friends, It’s been a while since I last post. I’ve been spending half my time in New York, and the other half in Boston more or less. Since I’ve started watching Romance is a Bonus Book, my heart’s been longing to go back to Seoul. Hence, this post – a quick travel guide toContinue reading “A Seoul diary – and a quick itinerary in itaewon”

some overarching thoughts on the fashion industry

I think it’s cliche how people say that fashion is a form of self-expression. It is, but it’s so much more than that. What we choose to wear is a choice we make everyday, whether we want to or not. And I think clothing reveals, and can dictate, a lot of our psyche and the impressionsContinue reading “some overarching thoughts on the fashion industry”