contraries

There are certain parallels to be drawn between the current so-called minimalist movement (which can be interpreted as a reaction to the opulence and ornamental nature of fashion on the majority of blogs on the internet) and the sans-coulottes of French Revolution. Both contain a form of criticism, weather intentional or not, towards their extravagant contemporaries, questioning the responsibility and appropriateness of blatant consumerism they are promoting.

(The excerpt above is from the new issue of Dapper Dan magazine, written by Ilias Marmaras.)