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Fashion Scans From Style Deficit Disorder

These scans will ultimately be part of a larger research project for looking at consumer capitalism within exchange of fashion culture between Japan and France. These scans are of COMME des GARÇONS, Gothic Lolita and Visual Kei style. For the COMME des GARÇONS scans of Body Meets Dress, Dress Meets Body Spring/Summer 1997 it represents… Continue reading Fashion Scans From Style Deficit Disorder

Digital Fashion’s new Material Expression

Digital fashion and 3D CLO modeling has been all the fashion community has been able to talk about recently and for good reason. Not only is it breaking barriers of entry to the high fashion and couture spaces, it is much more environmentally friendly. Clearly making a digital model of a dress, pants or shoes… Continue reading Digital Fashion’s new Material Expression

Primary Documents

Windeck Telenovela AFRO STREAM. WINDECK EP01 - THE EDGE OF BLACK BEAUTY, SEDUCTION, REVENGE AND POWER ✊🏾😍😜 - FULL EPISODE, 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEh2dVrTGp8. This Telenovela has happened to be a large influence for my research because of the relevancy in both the fashion and music industries. Everyone in Angola watches this show which makes it so… Continue reading Primary Documents

Angolan and Brazilian Cultural Exchange

About This research paper will be exploring the cultural exchange between Angola and Brazil following the fashions that travel between the two countries through “Suitcase Traders” and Kuduro music that has strong cultural roots in Angola. This project will explore why Angola and Brazil are linked together as Lusophone cultures across the Atlantic through fashion… Continue reading Angolan and Brazilian Cultural Exchange

Gorpcore and its Cultural Influences

Named after hiker’s favorite trail snack “Good Ol’ Raisins and Peanuts,” gorpcore includes a strong hiking aesthetic that is built and layered for a more urban lifestyle. This aesthetic does not come from high fashion or the runway but instead from the tops of mountains where utility, comfort and usability come paramount. The brands that… Continue reading Gorpcore and its Cultural Influences

Fashion and Culture in the French Anime Code Lyoko

Code Lyoko is a French cartoon created by Thomas Romain and Tania Palumbo and produced by the MoonScoop Group. At the beginning of the story, Jeremy Belpois finds a super-computer in which he finds the virus X.A.N.A. and a girl named Aelita trapped inside the virtual world of Lyoko. The plot then follows several teenagers… Continue reading Fashion and Culture in the French Anime Code Lyoko