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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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