Random fashion thoughts - Part II (A New Hope)

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  1. LA Guy

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    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Incidentally, I always wondered what Ryan Gosling did on hsi off time. Turns out, he pretends to be French and designs menswear:

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    I thought about that, and both labels have some whimsy to them, but Visvim has very little of the deliberate awkwardness that I've seen in a lot of Yuki's pieces.
     
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    The entire Vfiles scene reminds me of the movie Party Monster, which in turn reminds me of LA and NYC in the early 2000s, when the club kid scene was super strong (I'm too old, and have no idea what it is like now).

    I think that if any platform is "democratizing", it's got to be etsy, which hopefully, can move beyond looking like a crafts fair in Portland.
     
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    Actually, yea, maybe Monitaly - I take back by other comment. I feel that Visvim is less "muddy" though. Fewer earth tones, use of a much brighter, less muted palette.
     
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    Mannn always loved the Margiela Painted Jeans but if its anything like the bull coating of a couple years back it will be like wearing a sweat box down here

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    Count me as a fan. They usually have one or two Margiela pieces that I don't see anywhere else. It is actually second on my list of preferred stores in my bookmarks (second only to Farfecth).
     
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    Yeah I could see SF digging Wil Fry
     
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    Really? Doesn't he just make super generic "layering" pieces? I haven't looked at anything new in a year or so but all I remember is double layered shorts and long tanks.
     
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    Quality basics with slightly edgy shapes and a sprinkle of exclusivity = general SF user catnip. Look at the John Elliot thread. I'm not saying Sipang, Fuuma, and Shah (the SF taste triumvirate) would buy, but still.
     
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    4pins retweeted my sneaker joke.

    I'm now getting follower requests from a ton of 16 year olds.
     
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    Yeah that's exactly what I'm picturing. I really didn't think John Elliott was really revered here. Obviously I like JE and there's a few other regulars in there (cyc, msg) but for the most part that thread is a bunch of people from nike talk and KTT.
     
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    Time to start a cult.
     
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    They also continuously demonstrate they don't understand the descriptive words they are using (see the constant abuse of "tactile" and "louche"); and starting this season, they are using "shell" as a synonym for "nylon" in any and every context, which sounds absurd, e.g. "Down-Filled Quilted Shell Gilet"; "Houndstooth Felt and Shell Backpack."
     
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