Why Gender Bending is an advantage for the Fashion Industry

What does gender bending mean?
Online there are plenty of media mentioning issues about gender, but differently from the genderless trend, gender bending appears to be much more related to a social conscious attitude, rather than an aesthetic choice. Continue reading “Why Gender Bending is an advantage for the Fashion Industry”

REGENERATION

Historical events as well as cultural dynamics, melted with the perception of one’s inner body and the evolution of apparel industry, would represent hitherto improvements in social mentality, which constantly contribute to continuous reinterpretation of how people approach the idea of beauty. Continue reading “REGENERATION”

“No time, no space Another race of vibrations”

 

Eventually the Old Millennium reaches its end in 1997, when Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two students from the University on Stanford in California, register the domain name for Google, an innovative search engine intended to provide large quantities of information(Google,2016)2. Despite of the time required for a large Digitalization of countries, the birth of Google establishes the epochal revolution that we are witnessing so far. Continue reading ““No time, no space Another race of vibrations””

Nineties: Street Style meets Coolhunters

When we talk about “Cool Britannia” we refer to a period in the Nineties in which the Government legitimizes the marriage between youth and music culture. For instance, the documentary “Live Forever: The Rise and the Fall of Brit-pop” (explores the case of Blur and Oasis, two british boy bands that have been studied and used by economic apparati after the incisive death of Kurt Cobain, in order to create educational dialogues with young people. Continue reading “Nineties: Street Style meets Coolhunters”

WHOMAN? Youth towards androgyny

 

The talk about androgyny as a physical blend between two apparently biologic perspectives, is much more evident if it is identified with the patriarchy’s gradual crumbling away. Therefore we can introduce the argument looking through the eyes of a man towards the evolution of his emancipated clothing. Continue reading “WHOMAN? Youth towards androgyny”

DE-GENERATION: towards the end of youth subcultures

Trickle Down: Youth Subcultures and Mainstream

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“Les Vampires”, Silent Movie Poster (1915, France)

In order to evaluate the meaning of clothing in relation with youth cultures, it is mandatory to clarify some theoretical notions that concern the evolution of fashion towards contemporary consumption, especially referring to a time in which people had no consciousness of what they were wearing, even if there were imposed severe sumptuary laws to maintain well defined boundaries among social classes. Continue reading “DE-GENERATION: towards the end of youth subcultures”

about T I M E

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“It made my heart run in circles and overflow / And I was closer than ever to letting go It made my heart run in circles in overdrive /And I was closer than ever to feeling alive” (Tame Impala 2016, Reality in motion)

Generation-less

On the wave of the international convergence, Generation U will not be portrayed as the Fritz Lang prophetic vision, but we will observe the creative as well as unifying impulse that is deriving from the human ability to think universally and act locally, where “DIY” (Do It Yourself, the 21st century Individualism’s manifesto) relies on people’s consciousness about the right of living their own life as they better prefer. Continue reading “about T I M E”