Inspired by the brilliant Meh List published every week in The Sunday Magazine of The New York Times, I thought I’d start crafting my own, in a similar spirit to the Dear Diary posts.
In his latest WWD column, fashion publisher John Fairfax proclaims that trends are dead. The reality, however, is that fashion trends are nowhere near dead, they just arise from different sources than they once did.
In light of Cathy Horyn’s resignation from The New York Times and a recent article proclaiming that fashion blogs are “making us dumber,” I decided to explore how, together, these moments represent a larger transformation in the industry: one that shuns individuality and criticism for trend driven group-think.
Artist Anton Bundenko was working as a shot-firer and mountain engineer building tunnels all around Russia when he began dabbling in photography and collage: “It was exciting to combine two absolutely different things, but very difficult at the same time.”