The next look to make our list is the awkward length. This was a hard one to put into this feature as some do manage to pull it off but not everyone is Terence Koh and it only took a look at the local fashionisto’s crash and burn outfit of Kriss van Assche-style combat with tight tee to know that this was one to be hastily put down.
From Dali’s lobster phones and melting clock faces to Damien Hirst’s butterfly works- Surrealism is something that we can’t seem to get out of our systems. We buy into the singers who prance around in vintage band uniforms (Gwen) and the art but something we rarely show an interest in is surrealist fashion.
We’re starting to feel like Calvin Harris
here at Brandish. I don’t mean we’re turning into a poor novelty act, just that
we’re obsessed with the eighties and early nineties at the moment. This rocksmith
t-shirt allows you to finally pay homage to Kid ‘n’ Play in a suitable
New York label Loden Dager are the latest in an
increasing line of designers to team up with Uniqlo,
creating a Spring/Summer mini collection. The collection is strong, with the
check shirt being the only really ugly piece on it. Some might say it’s a bit
dull but it’s a collection designed for high street consumption, so that
criticism is like complaining that you can’t wear Gareth Pugh’s collection to Tesco.
For some reason, I can’t think about Ted
Baker without thinking ‘poor man’s Paul Smith’. I’ve got this association in my
head because most of their items seem like more chavtastic versions of Paul
Smith clothing. It’s heartening to see that some of their items look like knock
offs of APC’s spring collection. As APC have become overpriced lately, this can
only be a good thing.