Posts Tagged ‘Alexander McQueen’

24 little hours: september NY fashion week 2011 given to looooonnng form journalism for blog posts and just back from speaking at a BOOMSPDESIGN design conference in sao paulo brazil as of tuesday morning, having made no #nyfw (hashtag new york fashion week) plans other than fixating on getting my clients, 3 austrian accessory designers in […]


On hot summer weekend family car trips, my sister and I were boxed, strapped in and propped up like child dolls on the pearlized olive green, poly-damask hinterlands, Grand Canyonesque landscape aka the backseat of the family Cadillac Eldorado, as its cushioned mass thrust fast forward, gliding at 70 plus miles per hour on the […]


When I was about 6 my mother gave me a book called “Somebody Came.” Supposedly a gift from my Grandfather, who had passed away 4 years prior, I took it like a gift from beyond, as it was a lushly illustrated story of a little girl and her Grandfather, the keeper of a bright green […]


Since everything is none other than exactly as it is one may as well just break out in laughter. Long Chen Pa All is Still. February. Indian Snow Moon. Valentine’s Day. In our igloo cocoons, our lives may seem like snow globes, we swim in bubbles of crystalized emotions, new-earnestly patterned seeds, or emerge into […]


Age 6. Dear Japanese drag queens in rainbow-colored, over-the-knee suede boots in the Gay Pride Day parade…I was eye-level with the top of your swagger boots, mesmerized and vowing to grow up just like you. Age 16. Dear Leigh Bowery, You will always be one of my first Harujaku lovers. Your i-D magazine covers kept my […]


Visionary Buckminster Fuller famously said, “I am not trying to imitate nature, I’m trying to find the principles she uses.” Come. If the “Design to Function” ratio of Nature is always brilliant, then we proclaim these four (plus ONE) playful and innovative inventors as MAGICIANS mixing the old principles of nature, simplicity, cooperation and synchronistic balance […]