- Sep 24, 2014
- Reaction score
I've been really digging a lot of their furoshiki stuff, which I snagged a bunch of. Was totally feeling that. I'm also a fan of the Beethoven themed stuff coming out, and those new patchwork bell bottoms are damn nice. I feel like their current FW stuff is really good and not too kitschy. Maybe just a SS vs FW thing? I feel a lot of brands went hard with the bright colors and eye catching instagram-ish designs this year, maybe due to covid.This is pretty much how I feel. They create a great overall feel, but most of the pieces in themselves have been unremarkable, even kitsch. When someone compared Bode to Kapital earlier this year, I resisted the comparison, but a lot of what Kapital has been doing lately is on that level of kitschiness.
What's consistently good is the stuff where they go totally nuts on boro. I used to think this was way too expensive, but now Cottle has come along and is charging the same price for what amounts to basically 3-year wash denim with some patches, and well, fleece, it doesn't look so crazy.