The second I stepped into the dilapidated old opera house where Sasha Kanevski was holding what needs to be called a pre-show party, I couldn’t escape the feeling of having fallen through a rip in the space-time continuum that had thrown me straight back into my under-age trips to late 90s Berlin and its party scene.
The Gaïté Lyrique and its ARRRGH! fashionable monsters have found their master in the person of Jean-Paul Lespagnard. In the manner of another famous Jean-Paul who happens to be right around the corner – looking at you, JPG – Lespagnard turned out a collection that sounded like the crazy premises for one of those Nordic films we don’t understand but are completly gaga about. If you share a passion for maatjes, motorcross and fashion with Jean-Paul Lespagnard’s Fall 2013 woman, then you are in luck, as his beautifully embellished helmet is now up for grabs on his pop-up store, still up for the next 30 hours – and not a minute more. Pedal to the metal.
We may be the new resistance and have to fight for everything these days, if Kuho Jung is to be believed. But most dangerous is his fall 2013 shoe and its articulated sole. Resistance is futile.
- Lighted perfumed candles in the dining room, because they’re not going to match the delicious aromas of home cooking
- An ugly plastic bin in the kitchen. Pick a metal one to take as much care with the decor as with recycling.
- A carpet in the kitchen to hide ugly tiles.
- Having heated towel racks, a wonderful must have for any season, not just winter.
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