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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Expensive Decadence: Haute Couture Trash Art




Alexander McQueen
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Le costume parisiens it is not. It is simply burlesque. A misogynist's trick. At best, a Lindner-esque performance-art parody on the fashion industry. Women in Ronald McDonald lips, eyes wide shut, with way too much money. More photos here.

5 comments:

  1. I'm running out to buy them today--NOT!

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  2. +JMJ+

    Forget the emperor who had on no clothes! These new clothes would be better off invisible--but is anyone in the world of haute couture daring to speak up?

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  3. when an artist lacks creativity and legitimate talent the grotesque is forced on the viewer... this is a parody of couture, at best . But it just looks like a designer who ran out of ideas and just went the absurd route.

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  4. I so love the top photo. LOL!

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  5. I should wear that hat at Pentecost!

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