A.F. Vandevorst Fall/Winter 2012 Ready to Wear

Mood/Style: it was all about the clothes for the A.F. Vandevorst’s Fall 2012 collection. Models with faces completely obscured by swaddling scarves and hats brought forth ample knits and trench coats, cinched at the waist by wide leather belts. Initially leaving all to the imagination, arms were obscured with long leather gloves; legs covered by … Continue reading

  • Fashion is increasingly a visual part of our global reality. the studioArena explores moving fashion beyond the development of European mercantile capitalism, commodity fetishism, and the politics of production (the way fashion emphasizes consumption at the expense of production.
  • Fashion has always played a leading role in constructing images and meanings during periods of rapid social, economic and technological change. It can act out instability or loss, or it can stake out the territory of new social and sexual identities.