it’s fun watching tumblr go from “hitler wasn’t that bad!! everyone is human uwu” and “look at this pretty painting SEE ADOLF WAS A NICE ARTIST!!” to “OMG ANNE FRANK WAS QUEER?/?? NAZIS ARE SOOOO EVIL DIE HET SCUM” and by fun i mean i hope you go swimming with a leviathan
The entertainment news headline writers are going to go bananas when Resurrection gets canceled.
Jeremy Lewis, the founder/editor of Garmento and a freelance stylist and fashion writer, calls normcore “one facet of a growing anti-fashion sentiment.” His personal style is (in the words of Andre Walker, a designer Lewis featured in the magazine’s last issue) “exhaustingly plain”—this winter, that’s meant a North Face fleece, khakis, and New Balances. Lewis says his “look of nothing” is about absolving oneself from fashion, “lest it mark you as a mindless sheep.”
“Fashion has become very overwhelming and popular,” Lewis explains. “Right now a lot of people use fashion as a means to buy rather than discover an identity and they end up obscured and defeated. I’m getting cues from people like Steve Jobs and Jerry Seinfeld. It’s a very flat look, conspicuously unpretentious, maybe even endearingly awkward. It’s a lot of cliché style taboos, but it’s not the irony I love, it’s rather practical and no-nonsense, which to me, right now, seems sexy. I like the idea that one doesn’t need their clothes to make a statement.”—
"Normcore: Fashion for Those Who Realize They’re One in 7 Billion" (x)
THERE ARE NO WORDS
I’ve been doing normcore my whole life, where are my accolades?