Fanta Pants

Hi ya'll!!
So i finaly broke my perpetual unemployment streak and for the last few weeks have been working at Cose Ipanema, its like a boutique store that sells bit of Dolce, bit of Gaultier, bit of Dries, bit of Comme, bit of Veridi Anne, bit of Giboude and other pretty little gorgeous expensive things... (Ab Fab reference, sad i know....)  anyway, working in such an environment is great and yet so painful to the wallet. I have no ability to save, no moral strength, not back bone if you will. LOL But on the up side my wardrobe is getting bigger and bigger. I am now the proud owner of a pair of friggen AMAZING Dries Van Noten, viscose marble print pants. Pretty exciting stuff!!!
The printing technique used for these pants and that particular Dries Van Noten collection is so interesting. It was Created in the 1920's by a man named Orbis Wirth. Basically how it works is that the rollers are covered in many layers of pigmented wax. The rollers are then, yes, rolled over moist fabric (love that word...moist) and ta-da: psychedelic prints! But the downside of this process is that only a limited amount of meters can be produced with one roller so thus it is expensive and didn't take off back in the day. Anywho, the lovely people at Dries found this lost art and revived it for the AW 09' collection. And i am forever grateful! lol
Also heres a song that reminds me of the pants, it goes a little something like this:

Such a good song! LOL (hemariging as i strugle to write anything whitty... brain = mush)SDC13899
inverted colours!!!!
featuring hairy legs and foux Nike LOL


FOXYMAN said...

yesss back to the old vlad!

Vlad said...

hahaha good to be back!

lucinda said...

those pants rule!

Suzanne said...

Those pants are truly AMAZING

Vlad said...

im just soo happy to own them. hahaha

Coco said...

You are so lucky!! Dries prints are amazing.

f1ab said...

the colours are sooo psychodelic almost provocative. great buy, greatttt blog!

Vlad said...

thank you sooo much!!! im blushing as i type!!! :D

Edwina Bulfrage said...

ummmmmmmmmmmm THOSE SHOES VLAD! pretty much the most incred things I;ve ever seen! What a great idea!!!! You are an artist of great magnitutes

Izabel said...

i want these vlad!!!!!!!

Vlad said...

lol i wish i could take credit for the shoes but i cant. it was my friends idea, hahahah but what an idea!! i love how it was done as a joke but has such a social context and is reflective of growing consumer monster which unless one lives on a farm in the middle of no where and grows there own clothing out oh body hair, are very much part of it. lol

zuza said...

great blog!

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