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

And fly it from the toppest top of all the tops

For some reason, styling a bathing suit top over clothing has entered my mind at least a handful of times this past summer, and now Oskar Metsavaht has realized that idea with a… Continue reading

Trapped between the rocks / Blocking the waterfall / The songs of dust

Apparently I already missed NYFW and LFW. But, in my defense, the last month of my life has included death, Iceland, and Nick Cave on repeat. So, here’s my commentary on the only… Continue reading

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