Fashion videos don’t have to be pretentious bores. First, too many take themselves way too seriously at the expense of a connection with the audience, and secondly, I don’t think I can look at another montage of models posing on a moonscape/industrial … Continue reading Fashion Videos That Tell a Story
Guillermo is an artist who works in mixed and multi-media to create one-of-a-kind pieces that he uses in fashion editorials. Originally from Argentina and now living in Los Angeles, I have known him for a few years, and he continues … Continue reading Dark Eco-Fashion by Guillermo H. Fornillo
Bergdorf Goodman- Fantastic Voyage Holiday window, “Day Tripping,” is a spontaneous jaunt to the moon, depicted by a futuristic spacescape. Inspired by the 1902 silent film Le Voyage Dans la Lune, by Georges Melies. More than 2,800 people entered Bergdorf Goodman’s holiday Polyvore challenge, where they had to design a virtual window display coinciding with the store’s own holiday windows. A take on “fantastical ride through vintage futurism, featuring 19th century space travel, Victorian aviation and the wonders of the Industrial Revolution.” Contestants were invited to make collages that coincide with this theme, using provided art on Polyvore that included … Continue reading Holiday Window Displays 2010
“I don’t take fashion too seriously,” – Corrine Day, The Guardian (1993) Fashion photographer Corinne Day (2001) When I think of the mood of fashion in the 90’s, I think of Corrine Day’s stark images, awkwardly posed and un-retouched. In 1990, Day’s photos of her friend, Kate Moss, were the first published pictures of Moss. She went against all model type conventions, such as height, 5′.7,” a no curves figure and freckles. Although, there was nothing especially glam about her, Corrine saw a muse in her, and other models that went against type. This was typical of Corrine Day’s style, … Continue reading Corrine Day, Photographer 1965-2010
What can I say, Jim Jarmusch is one cool deadpan American original. Influential and effortless. When Stranger Than Paradise, (1984) was released, it stood out stylistically among films of that time. He shot it in black and white, his musician friends as actors, long takes, sparse dialogue, cool wardrobe, and jazz soundtrack. In this time where everything is hyped up, from high grossing films to designer labels, Jarmusch’s sensibility of understated cool, intelligence and humor seems fresh. I wanna steal his style. “Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new … Continue reading What Would Jarmusch Do?