Sunday, August 8, 2010

My hurricane can blow me out the door

There are a lot of collar necklaces around at the moment and Akira Isogawa's beaded tulle pieces are a particularly lovely example of the trend:
Love the dense beading, which is not dissimilar to the surface decoration on this:

Former Vogue Australia editor Marion Hume proclaimed that this dress, from Isogawa's 1999 collection, 'saved Sydney'.

I've been reading a lot of newspaper articles on Isogawa's debut at Australian Fashion Week as research for my thesis (which is on the history of the event). It strikes me that the hype that surrounded him in the late 1990s bears similarities to the way Dion Lee is currently written about. Is that interesting? Maybe not.

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