Day: 15 Aug, 2016

A Pattern Disordered Post

To disguise. Or as an act of concealment.   What is it with camouflage?  What is the fashion world’s fascination with that organised clutter of brown and green?  I mean, how camo can you go? QUITE A BIT, ACTUALLY But first, an ironic twist. Camo is all about blending in, true, but as a style choice, it’s a trend impossible to miss.  Let me put it to you this way.  Camo is a fashion disguise to be worn when you want to be seen.  When you want to make a lasting impression.  In a world increasingly populated by sartorial clones, novel use of an institutional print is what sets you apart. After all, there certainly is no better metaphor for the clothes we all put on every day, conceived and chosen to help us blend in to whatever personality or environment we choose, yes? Again, how camo can one go? Without appearing as though we’ve just walked off base? How do we make camo beautiful and romantic? The trick is to use camouflage as any …