She’s so swishy in her satin and tat / In her frock coat and bipperty-bopperty hat*

Somehow the summer and fall have both slipped away, likely while we were waiting and worrying here for my man’s scheduled surgery. Now that that is finally in the past, a quick look… Continue reading

Dredging the ocean lost in my circle*

While 8 years ago the majority of my time and money was spent on Etsy and clothing, now the majority of my time and money is spent on Discogs and vinyl. Vinyl for… Continue reading

He trod on sacred ground he cried aloud into the crowd*

Possibly my favorite post in the 8 (!) years of kOs is the one I did following my first trip to Iceland, where I matched looks from the Gareth Pugh S/S 17 show… Continue reading

The voyeur of utter destruction / As beauty*

I’m currently working on both a feature on designer Zam Barrett and going through photos from our recent Iceland trip, which included seeing Icelandic metal band Auðn perform. And so I can’t help… Continue reading

They say ‘Jump’*

If the fashion weeks were now, I’d probably welcome the distraction and pay more attention than when they were happening. As it is, Gareth Pugh’s non-subtly politically-charged, anti-Drumpf, anti-fascist, disconcerting, and utterly dark… Continue reading

Silhouettes and shadows watch the revolution*

Back in December I re-found Thoas Lindner, one of the designers behind BUTTERFLYSOULFIRE, and his new brand/project The Tribe. I was intrigued by the ‘More Stars Less Wars’ slogan on many of the… Continue reading

Oh no love! you’re not alone*

This post serves two purposes: 1) to showcase the newest MORPH Knitwear collection, the ‘Seafaring Wanderer’ via its breathtaking editorial photoshoot, and most importantly 2) a call for help for someone in our… Continue reading

Where the price for our minds shall squeeze them tight like a fist*

The semi-annual YOHJ JUN VIV posts have been a part of this blog for six years, beginning in October 2010. But, as you may have noticed, I couldn’t bother this past season. Most… Continue reading

But if you pray all your sins are hooked upon the sky*

Released last night at midnight, Sanctus‘ new ‘Blasphemy‘ collection features some delightful (vegan) references to religious garb, including a jacket made with brocade otherwise found in liturgical vestments, a tank with a clergy-inspired… Continue reading

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