The first is "KITSCH"
Despite meaning "trash" in German and can be reffered to tacky or cheap items, it has a modern meaning of something quirky and a bit unusual. It is different and stands out, this is the idea and sense I am looking at to inspire my collection.
Kitsch Colour Palette
Kitsch common themes:
This is an example if Kitsch
This is Kitsch fashion on the catwalk.
I have been gathering images and research from books and internet on kitsch Japanese street fashion.
"Over time the boundaries between Japanese and Western fashion styles merged into what is reffered to as Wa-mono: traditional items such as kimono obi belts, zanzashi hair pin or geta sandles combined with western clothes.
Images taken from Fruits- Fruits is a collection of Tokyo street fashion portraits from Japan's premire street fanzine of the same name.
Fruits- photographs by Shoichi Aoki
"My interest in fashion stems from the way people express themselves through the clothes they wear"
These are the patterns/print I am going to incorporate into my designs to add to the kitsch theme
Mix’s childhood love of LEGO has been well and truly reignited with the bright building blocks popping up all over the place.The second is "ORNATE"
Ornate Colour Palette
Ornate trend board