Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder
On Thursday I saw a woman wearing pants with a…
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On Thursday I saw a woman wearing pants with a camouflage print... and sparkles embedded in the cloth. My jaw dropped at the genius of it. Camouflage, with sparkles! The sparkles completely subvert and deny the original purpose of the primary design! The camouflage, ostensibly, hides the wearer, while the sparkles draw attention!
I think this is the first time I've ever really seen clothes as art.