And when the clothes are strewn / Don’t be afraid of the room

The last year has been a lesson in picking battles and learning to prioritize my mental health. I’ve quit Facebook completely, have taken at least two strict breaks from Twitter, have set up… Continue reading

Jump They Say (alternate mix)

Though I’m generally not a fan of remixes in the musical sense, one of my key approaches to clothing is, in fact, remixing. Exhibit A. As womenswear is only a recent thing from… Continue reading

Don’t forget to keep your head warm / Twinkle twinkle Uncle Floyd

One of my favorite purchases from the early days of kOs is my wool coat from Patricia Ayres (of ArtLab), which is only just starting to show some wear around the shoulders from… Continue reading

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

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