Burn These Bones

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Posted in themes by burnthesebones on 11/17/2009

“What masters of the techniques of living can the youth of today find represented for them cinematically or televisually? Have they anywhere to turn, or has the generalized proletarianisation of production and consumption resulted in a net loss of meaning, information, knowledge, and technique, such that there is no longer anywhere once can find the reasons for living, that is, the will to live, replaced everywhere by idiocy and stupefaction, engendering passivity, misery, immiseration, and fury?”

-David Ross, The Cinematic Condition of the Politico-Philosophical Future

It’s already been established that I’m just plain bad at updating, but this statement encapsulates how I feel about…everything right now. But this isn’t the place to dump my ennui, so moving on…

I was quite drawn to the pops of red in these pieces:


Helmut Lang S/S 2010 features several pieces with this sinisterly beautiful print reminiscent of a large blood stains: not a freshly spilled crimson, but an oxidized rust.

I absolutely love the poppy and twig prints seen on these silk pieces from the Brian Reyes Resort 2010 collection. Can’t tell if they are illustrations or digitally rendered from a photograph, but they are gorgeous regardless!

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  1. A La Mode said, on 11/17/2009 at 3:28 AM

    Wow these are beautiful!

  2. Estelle said, on 11/19/2009 at 12:13 AM

    I really like this first dress. Would be a great alternative to black…

  3. modelizer said, on 11/20/2009 at 12:53 AM

    THIS IS SO NOT LANG. ugh what is theory doing to this poor label :(

  4. pink horrorshow said, on 11/20/2009 at 11:07 PM

    the prints and hair are so similar but I’m favoring the Reyes a lot more. Maybe it’s just the photo and desaturation but the Lang looks really cheap..however the second photo makes me laugh. She looks like she’s about to tip over.

  5. pink horrorshow said, on 11/20/2009 at 11:08 PM

    OH and this might be helpful.
    http://www.dkny.com/womens/cozy_video.html

  6. Frankie said, on 11/26/2009 at 12:52 PM

    Really pretty prints.. I definitely like Brian Reyes collection more, but Helmut Lang makes the prints look simple and chic. Great blog :)

  7. stefanie said, on 11/28/2009 at 8:35 PM

    interesting prints at helmut lang! I love his shorts too.

  8. Blood Lust « said, on 05/19/2010 at 4:28 PM

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  9. blairbear said, on 06/08/2010 at 4:19 PM

    looks like leyendeckers inkblot print…. pretty


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