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Are we TECHNOSEXUAL yet? [Mar. 8th, 2007|01:48 pm]
The American Caliban
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"A typical line from the press materials for CK in2u goes like this: “She likes how he blogs, her texts turn him on. It’s intense. For right now.”"

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/08/fashion/08CALVIN.html

Thanks, Exploding Aardvark!
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[User Picture]From: maps_or_guitars
2007-03-08 10:09 pm (UTC)
It looks like some bizarre hipster parlor game. "Touch The Monkey,: and he's it.
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[User Picture]From: dorothy_parka
2007-03-09 12:29 am (UTC)
oh, yeah, all my "grunge" friends, with their 25 cent flannel shirts and $2 jeans from goodwill were all spending $40 on PERFUME. what a fucking tool that NYT writer is. just because the CK marketing director says it doesn't make it true.
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[User Picture]From: breezygirl
2007-03-09 07:13 pm (UTC)
I was confused by that, too. I'm sure the writer is implying the fashion industry and mainstream population of 90s culture, not the *actual* grunge people who influenced them. The flannel and homeless vibe on the runways in 92 or 93 were not exactly a true reflection of that culture anyway. Then grunge was declared dead shortly after by the very people who exploited it.
Losers!

sonotin2ckin2ukbye
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[User Picture]From: dorothy_parka
2007-03-09 07:35 pm (UTC)
perhaps Kim Gordon wore ck1, altho i would hope that if she were spending money on scents she'd buy chanel. she did name her baby coco.

kthxbye would be a great name for a fragrance.

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[User Picture]From: gcrumb
2007-03-09 05:55 am (UTC)
That's it, I'm going back to stevedoring....
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[User Picture]From: klikitak
2007-03-09 05:22 pm (UTC)
Whaa? No Cory Kennedy?
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[User Picture]From: klikitak
2007-03-09 05:24 pm (UTC)
Speaking of which, I am going to make a Where's Waldo-esque picture book including the killing fields of Sierra Leone and make a colorforms transfer of Cory Kennedy and you can put her in new kinds of awkward situations. None of this NYC meatpacking hipster shit.

Fun!
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