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OESTUDIO AW10 at Sao Paulo Fashion Week- Exclusive Report

On Thursday 21st January our location reporter Barbara Mattivy was out in force for day five of Sao Paulo Fashion Week.

Written by Barbara Mattivy


Artist Alan Kane’s series of photographs exhibited within the hallowed walls of LCF display a collection of embroidered patches more traditionally seen sewn on to leather jackets, approved rucksacks and denim.

Describing these patches as "stitched tokens of defiance", salve Kane explores how the patches represent a sense of rebellion and "non-conformity". Kane exhibits the latest in his 'quasi-anthropologic' practice by sharing his interest in "what the wild things wear". The traditionally rebellious aesthetic Kane favours is portrayed through his collection of patches, medications picture skulls, roses and military imagery. This aesthetic has arguably now become mainstream within fashion, media and music. Interestingly the aesthetic contrasts with… read more

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