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  • Wearable Art For Your Feet by Japanese Shoe Designer Tetsuya Uenobe


    Back in my early club days one of my most coveted pair of shoes was a pair of Tokio Kumagai black suede pumps with funny, little whiskers jutting out all over.At a time when Japanese designers like Rei Kawakubo for Comme des Garcons and Yohji Yamamoto were the must-have uniform for the downtown art set, Tokio Kumagai designs– particularly the shoes– were right in step. Often extraordinary and whimsical, the shoes shared the Japanese minimalist fashion aesthetic of the time…

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  • The iconic New Wave wardrobe of Aimee Mann is a vintage fashion score


    80’s New Wave cool is decidedly timeless in its avante-garde fashion way. I’ll try not to count how many times that I got dressed to go out to a club with MTV playing in the background.original But I will tell you that one of my favorite 80’s groups was ‘Til Tuesday.What I really loved was how real and downtown the the lead singer Aimee Mann looked in in the videos in comparison to some other pop stars at the time…

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