Here is the first of many promotional posters for the film. It is from an original photograph by our friend and professional photographer Andrew Balfour. Enjoy.
So, assuming I’ve cornered everyone’s attention (and in some cases their homicidal ire) I’ll just get on with it. Read more
A Fashion show, as it turns out, is a lot of different things.
Sunday at OFW. Still processing but a thought-provoking experience.
Di is a clever and malevolent creature. She ‘suggested’ that I have a look at a tumblr page by this woman, Nancy Upton. Tell me what you think, Di says… maybe there is a blog in it.
CAN o’ WORMS.
American Apparel, whom seems to me the sleaziest bunch in a fundamentally sleaze-tilted industry, had initiated a search for a plus sized model that could only be described as unambiguously condescending. Ms.Upton found both the premise and it’s wording denigrating, to say the least. So she decided, with the help of a very talented photographer (Shannon Skloss), to construct a pretty brilliant piece of visual satire at the expense of American Apparel and sent it in as an ‘entry’. (You can find the pictures and a much more comprehensive description of her adventure @extrawiggleroom.tumblr.com) As she was completely disinterested in winning the competition and only sent the pictures as a kind of elegant fuck you to American Apparel, I have to say I dig her style. And you should check it out because these are pretty artful. They got some layers as Di and I enjoy saying (probably far too much). Read more