they missed a golden opportunity to call them 'de-cons'
Post #618 • September 6, 2005, 2:35 PM • 3 Comments
With a deconstructed upper and All Star embroidery, it's a unique look, too.
Only if no one else wears them. The author, clearly a formalist, expresses his disdain.
Trust the Manolo[,] this faddish version of the classic shoes, it will shortly fade, leaving the Chucks to stand alone as the monument to timelessness they have always been.
Even fashionistas recognize that the postmodernist project has assimilated into the larger culture in such a manner as to lose its edginess:
Happily, on the side of brightness, the Manolo he cannot but believe that the use of the word "deconstructed" in the shoe advertisement signals the final end of the pernicious reign of the Derrida and his toadies!
Kim Weinstein weighs in (comment on Aug. 29):
Derrida is a bore and those Chuck T's have got to go.
Imagine the whining that would appear on this blog if I had opined that myself. (Wait, I sort of did.) Maybe I ought to adopt the voice of a too-cool-for-school art scenester, dismissing my detractors with a side-to-side head bob and a little tisking sound.
Never mind, the Einspruch he is making himself queasy just thinking about it.