105 years later, things are different. However, unsafe conditions still exist where basic rights and safety are not well-regulated.
The Remember The Triangle Fire Commission works to educate and organize for safe labor conditions and has a number of activities this month marking the anniversary. Memorial service, panel discussions, events, and resources available here.
Remembering Lee Alexander McQueen this week.
Born March 17, 1969, he would have been 46 this week. Exquisite, thrilling, grotesque, and never, ever, ever dull - his work continues to mesmerize and invoke emotion.
Savage Beauty, a posthumous exhibit of McQueen's work debuted at the Museum of Metropolitan Art in New York in 2011. It traveled to London's Victoria and Albert Museum in 2015, thanks to a Change.org petition. It was their most popular exhibit on record. The video above is an overview of the exhibit. Below, more detail about the man and his work.
In his own words:
I relate more to that cold, austere asceticism of the Flemish masters, and I also love the macabre thing you see in Tudor and Jacobean portraiture.
A small sampling of portraits on clothing and personal style.
Thank you to The Sartorialist, Nowness, Blank on Blank, and Style Like U.
“One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.” - Oscar Wilde
Know first who you
Moondog says it best: Do Your Thing.
This here is a celebration at the intersection of