Quote of the day

“I’m tired of the trends going from boho chic to rock and roll, boho chic to rock and roll, then hippie chic to punk chic … I love music, but I’m just tired of this superficial rock-and-roll thing in fashion. I think being transgressive today is being classical. To pretend to dress as a punk and take cocaine and have sex orgies has just become common now — there’s nothing transgressive about that. The fashion pages, like Purple magazine, are just a joke.”
Christophe Lemaire, The Cut

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6 Responses to Quote of the day

  1. Plinth says:

    Isn't the joy of fashion that you can wear a different look and channel a different side of yourself everyday if you like?very thin line between something being 'a joke' and it just being fun surely-can't fashion still be fun?!sometimes I like to dress up a bit rock and roll, but doesn't mean I'll end up snorting coke of a model's belly.Its just dressing up!x

  2. That's Not My Age says:

    Grown-up fashion is the future!

  3. Sister Wolf says:

    Ha, too right about Purple magazine!

  4. Blue Floppy Hat says:

    Plinth, it's not about fashion being fun so much as it is about these looks turning into total and complete clichés. Sure, we all love to dress up but I don't really believe dressing up as a 'rock chick' or a punk chick is interesting or original. It's as formulaic as a suit and tie, in its own way.

  5. Isabelle says:

    Wow he's my new fashion crush!

  6. Chuck says:

    Wow – taking no prisoners there!

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