“One might think that a simple shirt or pair of trousers spread out on the floor would be too banal an object for a drawing to radiate any intensity or effect. But it was exactly the opposite - every object immediately unfolded an archaic presence and universality in the drawing.” - Florian Bayer, illustrator, The Rebel's Wardrobe.
"Our hope is that fashion consumers get tired of the perpetual newness and exploitative cheapness of the fast fashion cycle and start exploring the world of well-made goods that we introduce at the end of this book."- Bryan Szabo.
If you’ve been thinking about setting up your own shop, now's the time to take the next step.
“Opposites, extremes, and boundaries are all part of a game of levels where information and the way it is absurdly turned upside down become the basis of my artistic process.” - Artist and designer, Jaime Hayon.
When lawmakers around the world began legalizing cannabis in the 2010s, it’s unlikely that they intended to spawn a revolution across creativity and health. The shift was subtle at first, but the transformation of cannabis continues to gain momentum today.
The otaku’s passion is all-consuming. Whether it be cosplay, gothic, or rockabilly, when the Japanese embrace a subculture, they do it like no other. From Lolita fashion and latex couture to neon-drenched big-rigs, anime-plastered vans, and chrome-heavy hot rods, subcultures in Japan are as varied as they are fascinating.