THE OHNE TITEL INTERVIEW
David Longshaw creates exclusive illustrations of his characters dressed for Couture Gardening in outfits by OHNE TITEL and interviews the designers behind the label.
FLEURS DU MAL
It was only much, much later that I found out the "blossoms" were actually prostitutes - a pretty but pointed label for an industry trading on the fast-fading, grimily-purchased bloom of innocence and youth.
BERMUDA, BAHAMA COME ON PRETTY MAMA
What at first appeared to be a simple play on irony and bad taste – much like Miuccia Prada’s Spring 2012 South Pacific golf homage in psychedelic, LSD prints, tweeds and gem-peppered shoes – mastered a balanced androgyny.
NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY
Floral prints have thus adopted a more threatening, tougher undertone. The flower is no longer a delicate assortment of pastel-pink petals, but instead it is one that can withstand the harsher conditions of Autumn/Winter.