“When you look at history, every major movement, the first thing they do is create an aesthetic. Think about the Nazis. Or the Maoists in China. Any kind of revolution has an aesthetic, and that’s because one of the fundamental human universals that everybody in every culture throughout time has done is wear clothes….
People have an emotionally intimate relationship with their clothes, this must produce what, in data science, you call a signal. (more…)
“I don’t wish to speak badly about the fashion world. I had great experiences and met wonderful people, but it’s very different now to what it was four years ago. There are a lot of D.J.s and fewer designers. I don’t know if I could be part of that world anymore.”
Former Gucci creative director Frida Giannini in a ‘where are they now’ article, New York Times. I’d love to read an honest account of what life was really like at a fiercely commercial brand like Gucci during her tenure
WORDS: Disneyrollergirl/Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGE: Frida Giannini
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