Market leaders…where they have they gone? That idea that
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Jorge Luis Borges has nothing to do with contemporary menswear (though you never know, these days, which supremely ironic designer is going to dress an army of pretty boys in the author's signature sagging suits). Yet Borges once said something which is certainly true for fashion shows in this moment.
The Argentine writer proposed the idea that it is very possible that everything in the universe has already happened and we are nothing but on going echoes of that initial occurrence.
Looking at the calvacade of the Fall/Winter 2015 Men's shows with their assembly line precision amplified by their serial march of beautiful boys and girls, what a dedicated follower of fashion experienced was beyond deja vu. It was a great sense of a loop.
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Do you notice how emotional fashion people have been this season? The ennui that made an emotional vacuum of the anti-spectacle of the Marc Jacobs. Tears at the Prada. Awe at the Dior. And then there was Phoebe Philo's honest and (gasp) heartfelt expression of uncertainty..or what Philo described to style.com as "being aware of the connection between creativity and risk".
As fashion has blurred faster and faster, moving now, almost at the speed of light, or at least fiber optic cables, it has felt as if it had also gotten more cynical. What used to be a tight little hermetic circle of taste and cool has been blown open to something of a mob scene with a lot of carelessness and crassness to go with it. But the true talent that anchor this industry had always held themselves to principles of both passion and excellence.
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