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Saturday, July 03, 2010

Disco Constructivist Houndstooth

The 70s was a great decade for updating historic styles into something cheap and glossy (could that be the etymology of "cheesy"?); for example, the appropriation of Art Deco for the Studio 54 logo. Thus I like to refer to this navy and gold Pierre Cardin tie as "Disco Constructivist Houndstooth." Mrs. Veneer, on the other hand, thinks it is more evocative of a 1970s airport terminal. What does it remind you of?

1 comment:

Michael said...

it's like houndstooth on steroids.