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The afternoon line.
I hardly blinked when I saw these for sale online the other day, a pinnacle piece from his F/W 2009 collection, brand new Junya Watanabe ‘work-brogues.’ They weigh ten pounds each, and are hardly the comfort of red wings– but I’d be damned if they aren’t some of the finest pieces of footwear I’ve ever seen..
Check out my Red Wing Pecos customs. Customs because I had them taken in at the top– they flared like crazy. Added zipper because I would never be able to put them on again otherwise.
There are very few. There are few people who, like us, have the values and the way of thinking to really try hard. They lack discipline. And it’s not just fashion, I think…[young people] get satisfied too easily. They’re not strict enough with themselves. They’re too soft on themselves.
Rei Kawakubo, via WWD
Apparently taken out of context, but something to consider.
It’s fashion week …
One of my birthday gifts to Diane was Sonya’s Shopping Manual 202-301, Korean stylist Sonya S. Park’s third installment of the series (so far, I hope). An amazing book, very well received in Japan, also an inspiration for a lot of my own personal projects.. but, as its geared for a female audience- I hope she liked the gift (how could she not?).
Men’s Fashion Week picks so far…
Adam Kimmel (above and following)
Dries Van Noten
John Paul Gaultier
Have a taste, much more on this to come…