“Fashion is just concerned with what’s happening in the next five minutes,” British designer Suzanne Lee says in The Next Black, an upcoming documentary about the future of the fashion industry. “The time frames for thinking and making stuff happen have gotten shorter and shorter and shorter.”
For the companies and designers profiled in The Next Black, the minute-by-minute approach to designing and producing clothing is no longer sustainable. Instead, these particular industry pioneers are playing the long game — and that game involves tech.
The 30-minute documentary, which premieres May 21, was directed by David Dworsky and Victor Köhler, the duo behind PressPausePlay, a film that chronicled the digital revolution’s impact on the arts. Like their first film, The Next Black explores the implications of the technological era, this time for the fashion industry. It was produced by home appliance manufacturer AEG, in collaboration with production company House of Radon.
By a man’s fingernails, by his coat-sleeve, by his boots, by his trouser-knees, by the calluses of his forefinger and thumb, by his expression, by his shirt-cuffs, by his movements – by each of these things a man’s calling is plainly revealed. That all united should fail to enlighten the competent enquirer in any case is almost inconceivable / Sherlock Holmes, 1892.
The aim of this exhibition is — to become aware of ourselves and of the people around us. Not claiming any in-depth analysis, and hoping that you will take a moment to think about it. It seemed amazing to us that we can try to better understand ourselves or others.
This piece is made of approximately 253 dental floss picks and it can be re-sized to fit any cup size. 100% wearable, but carefulness is required
Transforming “wasted” everyday items into a unique fashion and art pieces.
A visual history of tattoos in movies from 1955 through the present. Entries selected on the basis of artistic merit, plot importance, comedy, color, actor, design, genre, influence, and general badassery.
BCBG MAXAZRIA nails the emotions of growing up. When you watch it, you’ll tear up.
Wearing a t-shirt with your face screened on the front: fashion faux pas, unchecked narcissism, or funny/meta/ironic/hipster sight gag?