December 12, 2010


If you are travelling to NYC soon do visit the FIT museum! Taken from the FIT website;

"His & Hers  explores changing perceptions of "masculine" and "feminine" dress from the mid-18th century to the present. Side-by-side comparisons of men’s and women’s clothing highlight their differences—and similarities. Featuring more than 100 garments, accessories, and textiles, the exhibition begins with complementary "his and hers" clothing by 20th-century designers who have created fashions for both men and women. For example, Yves Saint Laurent’s role as an influential proponent of trousers for women is exemplified by a navy blue woman’s pantsuit from 1967. It is shown alongside a man’s suit in dark blue velvet, also by Saint Laurent. "

Alexander Mcqueen 2008

Miami Vice men's suit 1989

Mr Fish men's suit 1970

Yves Saint Laurent suit 1983

Men's court suit 1785

"The Japanese "fashion revolution" of the 1980s dramatically transformed the world of fashion.  Avant-garde Japanese designers such as Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto, and Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons introduced a radically new conception of fashion to the catwalks of Paris. Utilizing innovative textile technologies, together with aspects of traditional Japanese clothing culture, these designers were instrumental in creating a new relationship between body and clothes, a new attitude toward the beauty of imperfection, and a new appreciation of avant-garde fashion as "art.""

Comme des Garcons 2009-10

Goth Lolita dress ensamble 2008

Number (N)ine man's ensamble 2009

1 comment:

  1. Hej Lina! Du har en väldigt inspirerande och intressant blogg! :) Ha det bra! Kram, Ansku