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New Realities

24th February 2014

With the financial crisis continuing and polarising the rich and the poor, creating an undercurrent of fear and with safety nets being put in place to safeguard ourselves, we need an outlet and fashion and design seems to be it.

A place to give way to the absurd and the excessive - what we thought we knew will be turned on its head in entirely new ways. We are already seeing design without boundaries, taste being pushed to its extremes and in a sense it is truly liberating.

Colour and pattern no longer adheres to any rules, form is not restricted and winter vs summer season is surely an historical over sight.

Artists such as Alex Chinneck with his slumping and upside down houses and Leandro Erlich with his mirrored facade are examples of where the absurd is all around us, but fashion is also embracing this where patterns clash, materials traditionally for night and day mix and the rules appear to no longer exist. Taste is questionable and fashion is fragrantly excessive.



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