Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Every Day Comes and Goes

Nature meets the gothic in a story from New York magazine's fall fashion issue, by Harriet Mays Powell and photographer Andrea Sjodin.

I think this airy, ghostly, gloomy tone in fashion at the moment must result from a heightened awareness of the environment, contrasted with the hidden morbidity of a never-ending war.

There's also a sense of an earlier era's inward-turning response to similar phenomena, i.e., it has a 197o, quieter-parts-of-Black-Sabbath feel. Compare and contrast:

In any case, I dig it. More images at nymag.com, and be sure to snap it up from the newsstand this week as well.

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