Tag Archive: Not Just a Label

Those midwives to history put on their bloody robes

Oh my. When I came across Yousef Akbar’s work this morning, my mind went immediately to finding a Bowie lyric to play off his name (though, yes, it’s missing a ‘c’).* But then… Continue reading

Because you took my…TVC 15

It’s been over three years since posting about this label, but Cunnington & Sanderson are one of those labels that are always on my radar. That said, a brief glance at the above… Continue reading


So, we finally did it. We booked a trip to Iceland. Seems everyone else we know has already been there, and I’m worried that by the time we get there (June), the locals… Continue reading

The School of Fashion at Academy of Art University, MFA 2015

I missed catching the livestream of the Academy of Art University’s MFA show last night, so thankfully it’s still available on demand on NJAL. The show showcased a truly solid class of grad… Continue reading

Fien Ploeger: Hyperreality, meet 2015

I started writing this post on New Year’s Eve, but last year was so strange that my last missive of the year would’ve been too…come si dice…sad. To be perfectly frank, I’ve had… Continue reading

Chromat, A/W 14: Bionic Bodies (Part 2)

When I’m on holidays, I like to minimize my exposure to screens, both the Internets- and television-kind. When I was in the mountains (the first week of holidays), this required absolutely no effort… Continue reading

Inside Out

I feel like the plants in the lookbook shots from Youjia Jin‘s perfect MA grad collection (entitled ‘Inside Out’, which, yes, you’ve already seen here) are taunting me, specifically the cut and dead… Continue reading

On a Wim

NJAL succeeded in making me look at Belgian designer Wim Bruynooghe‘s work with the words ‘sheer illustrated designs’. Then finding out Wim was born in Bruges, one of my favorite places ever, made… Continue reading

H O W L by Maria Glück

  I’ve had this flagged for posting for over a week now, but I’ve been so immersed in my summer research project (groundwater use in hydraulic fracturing) that (summer)time is flying by. I… Continue reading

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