Weekend Links

Friday, March 20, 2009

above: an image from a book on Japanese Goth fashion via NYTimes, On the Runway blog

What a strange turn of events this week has taken. People are bracing for inflation, with the Federal Reserve planning to buy a historic quantity of government debt, Obama appeared on Jay Leno and Spring is officially here (though not quite felt-- it snowed in New York this morning)... Here are some strange links to take you into the weekend:

Cathy Horyn brings us news about a new book on Tokyo street style called "Japanese Goth" written by an American journalist in Tokyo, Tiffany Godoy. [via On the Runway]

MTV is attempting to revive its House of Style show, with Bar Rafaeli and Chanel Iman. [via the Cut]

Greenlanders are protesting Peter Jensen's use of folkloric costume in his boots for the Autumn/Winter 2009 show. [via My Fashion Life]

Liam Gallagher of British music group Oasis will be launching a menswear collection called Pretty Green, inspired by The Jam. Are we having a 90s flashback moment anyone? [via Drapers]

An interview with Mark Eley of Eley Kishimoto, focused on his collaboration with Eastpak. [via JCReport]


K @ Blog Goggles said...

That gothic book looks awesome. Thanks for the link and happy weekend!

Dream Sequins said...

Hi K-- thanks so much for reading! Yeah, I'm totally digging anything that looks different these days. Don't know if I could pull off a head to toe Gothic Lolita ensemble, but it's inspiring, right?

Najeema said...

That's a beautiful image! I caught the end of the new "House of Style" and was unimpressed, but I'll give it another try.

Dream Sequins said...

Najeema-- Thanks for writing! Yeah-- I really adore it. The Japanese are such straight up glamorous people. So "House of Style"-- not loving it, huh?

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