Sunday, January 29, 2006

Michael Bastian Fall 2006 Preview – Sportswear

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  1. said

    January 30, 2006 at 12:11 am

    I like the shorts. Everything else I can get from H&M.

    I bought a sweater like that on Saturday for $14.90

  2. ava

    January 30, 2006 at 1:46 am

    yummy. i’m hot for teacher (or PhD student, as it were).

  3. F.A.

    January 30, 2006 at 2:15 am

    the color coordination is supreme

  4. Anonymous

    January 30, 2006 at 8:44 am

    He tries very hard to be neatly sloopy, too hard.

  5. Swagger

    January 30, 2006 at 10:45 am

    I am sorry I am all for american designers but there is nothing original at all here, to be honest it looks like tailored A & F.

  6. flaneursfops&thugs

    January 30, 2006 at 11:18 am

    Bravo,
    Mr. Bastian,

    On an endeavor well done and a memorable first impression.

    …and remember that these ‘armchair aesthetes’ and their disparaging critiques of another gentleman’s (meaning yours) means of personal expression (yawn) bring to mind the words of British author V. S. Naipaul, who said, after a year of teaching at Wesleyan University in the late 1970’s:

    “Ignorant people in preppy clothes are more dangerous to America than oil embargoes.”

  7. deeceeacolyte

    January 30, 2006 at 12:52 pm

    what are we all if not “armchair aesthetes”? deskchair aesthetes? a little coffee with your ego, sir?

    the quality of ideas that designers put forward are always open to discussion, regardless of whether or not the ideas are fresh or controvesial or whatever etc etc. we all have ideas and opinions, how democratic.

    in mr bastian’s case, well there doesnt seem to be too much here that hasnt been covered by ralph, tommy, a&f) before, BUT, for what it is, it’s a very sober and refined look at preppy-dom today. all wearable, all saleable, all american.

  8. flaneursfops&thugs

    January 30, 2006 at 2:22 pm

    Dear deeceeacolyte:

    Have you misplaced your sense of humour?

    The old cliche one “cannot judge a book… “
    still rings true.

    Forsooth!

    And thanks very much, Sir, but I don’t care for coffee.

  9. flaneursfops&thugs

    January 30, 2006 at 2:23 pm

    Dear deeceeacolyte:

    Misplaced your sense of humour?

    The old cliche one “cannot judge a book… “
    still rings true.

    Forsooth!

    And thanks very much, Sir, but I don’t care for coffee.

  10. Anonymous

    January 30, 2006 at 7:55 pm

    Can’t wait for the line to hit stores! You’ll have to give us an update when it does so that we can all go shopping!
    Thanks for such a great site!

  11. said

    January 30, 2006 at 10:34 pm

    swagger said…
    “to be honest it looks like tailored A & F”

    FYI, H&M is the tailored A&F

  12. Anonymous

    January 31, 2006 at 9:44 am

    said said,
    Again with your H&M promos. Drop it already.

  13. said

    January 31, 2006 at 10:49 am

    NO! This designer is pawning off originality that doesn’t exist!

    Everyone can have this style for MUCH CHEAPER!

    ONly with a diff. label.

  14. JĂ©rĂ´me

    March 1, 2009 at 9:07 pm

    Mr. Flaneursfops(…) is great. Such an eloquent answer. He is great. I have to look at his blog, later.

    ufff… the beginning of your blog was not easy, but you never stoped with talking about your thoughts. great.

    Have you seen “Milk”? You would love the film!

  15. frank adam

    April 10, 2009 at 7:27 pm

    Models are weird. With some, like this dude, you could wrap him in a garbage bag, tie it off with shoe laces and it would look interesting. He is an exceptionally good looking man, but would these clothes look extraordinary on someone less perfect. I don’t know.

  16. jdit

    August 21, 2009 at 2:11 pm

    Naipaul was Trinidadian.

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