Category Archives: Fashion

Cyberspace

“Friday, August 04, 2006 MONUMENT posted 8:31 AM Silver nitrous girls pointed into occult winds of porn and destiny.”

SM//

1997

          The above is my commentary on the timelessness of good design.  The images were scanned from The New Yorker reporting on Galliano 3 months into his reign at Dior.  The words are quoted from cyberpunk author, William Gibson. Photography Credits: Francois-Marie Banier for The New Yorker, March 1997  

THE OTHER

THE OTHER A film by Simone Ling & Philip Einwick. Shot on location in an art deco building in Melbourne, The Other is a story of duality, of darkness and light.  All clothing featured was designed and styled by Lui Hon.    

METAL COUTURE, A FILM BY SIMONE LING & PHILIP EINWICK

  METAL COUTURE The Jewellery of William Llewellyn Griffiths   …In the narrow end of the night, the vast landscape of dreams gleam with amethyst towers and cathedrals made of gold. Light and the darkness weave a secret language of nostalgia, like the claw of a Caligarian shadow. Beauty is found in concealment and revelation, […]

TONY DUQUETTE

Artist, designer of sets, films, jewellry & interiors.   “It’s a constant evolution. There is no master plan, no order. When I decorate a room, I work like an artist painting a canvas ~ I use pillows, Chinese lacquers, draperies and hangings to accent the basic arrangement. In the garden, I work in a similar […]

COME TO ME

   

RETURN TO FORM

The following film is from the Dior archives, when John Galliano created this breathtaking HC collection,  SS2007. Malcolm Mclaren’s Madame Butterfly opens and closes the show, evoking a sense of nostalgia, fusing past and future. William Gibson comes to mind, in particular, Pattern Recognition, where he writes “The future is there… looking back at us. Trying […]

BLKMNS

BLACKMEANS A Fashionable Selby Film     Otskare Yujiro!    

SILENT CONTRADICTIONS//

SILENT CONTRADICTIONS UNDERCOVER SS14   The world used to be silent Now it has too many voices And the noises are constant distraction They multiply, intensify They will divert your attention from what’s convenient And forget to tell you about yourself We live in an age of many stimulations If you are focused, you are […]