"In this anti-idealistic manner, [Helmut] Lang’s fashion has continued to dissolve the clear outline of the body’s silhouette, and to further confuse it through the defamiliarizing superimposition of various historical modes of shaping the body through clothing. Such layerings of materials and silhouettes do not expose the underlying figure so much as they permit it to appear as one among several possible silhouettes that blend into one another without giving privilege to any one clearly defined figure or shape."
— Fashion Zeitgeist : Trends and Cycles in the Fashion System
Helmut Lang: Fabric, Skin, Figure
Helmut Lang Spring/Summer 2001
Jessica Pitti shot by Zoltan Tombor for Nero Homme Premier Issue
Helmut Lang Fall 2001
Helmut Lang Fall 2003
Helmut Lang Cuiron, 2002
Ann Demeulemeester Fall/Winter 2004
Esther Canadas , Natalia Semanova center and Tanga Moreau for Vogue Italia October 1997
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"The public is still, indeed, a much convinced as ever that the artist creates superfluous, impractical things. It never considers that these superfluous things endure and retain their vitality for thousands of years, whereas necessary, practical things survive only briefly."
— Kasimir Malevich “Suprematism” (via amenemhat)
Undercover Spring/Summer 2011 Double Rider
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