Corpse Chic & Death in the Fashion Industry

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I found this gem. I'm not exactly sure how I feel about it. The website is kind of "out there" and weird, but I did find it an interesting read.

http://vigilantcitizen.com/latestnews/to-die-for-skull-style-and-corpse-chic-in-fashion-design-imagery-and-branding/


P.S. There is also a crazy article about "Black Swan" on there.

yes, I spelled industry wrong
Just about to read it now - I've seen that site before (articles about Eyes Wide Shut); it's nuts but interesting.
 

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"Wah wah wah, the models are too skinny, do u want us to lyke, die 4 fashion or sumthin?"

Death is the subject of all kinds of art - music, visual art, movies, books, and yes, even fashion. It's been glamorized for hundreds of years. Just because Western culture is afraid of it doesn't mean we shouldn't talk about it.
 
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^ fashion has a peculiar relation to death though - because of its specific time structure.
there's lots of good (better) literature on fadhion and death, i can recommend stuff if anybody's interested.
 
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fashion has a peculiar relation to death though - because of its specific time structure.
I'm curious what you mean by time structure! Can you say more?
 
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^ fashion has a peculiar relation to death though - because of its specific time structure.
there's lots of good (better) literature on fadhion and death, i can recommend stuff if anybody's interested.
I'm very interested, please share!
 

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^ fashion has a peculiar relation to death though - because of its specific time structure.
there's lots of good (better) literature on fadhion and death, i can recommend stuff if anybody's interested.
Yes, please! I would love to read something a bit more intellectual on the subject!
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I know that this is thread is a bit old, but isn't it funny that The Neon Demon - that is, the only high fashion-themed movie that's come out in a while (that I can think of, anyways) - is very dark/death-centered?
 

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^ fashion has a peculiar relation to death though - because of its specific time structure.
there's lots of good (better) literature on fadhion and death, i can recommend stuff if anybody's interested.
I'm interested!
 

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@sore I am interested as well! Haha I desperately need some summer reading . . . the books that I grabbed at the library on a whim are so blah. Please do share! :kiss:
 

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you guys, thanks for being interested! I'll post something, I promise, just not now.
 
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