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pucciskiers

Evidently high fashion looked to leisure activities such as skiing and tennis for inspiration, with utterly disturbing results. Pucci, who I have always admired for their tessellation design and criticized for their poor implementation of said repeats, was a major culprit in this odd abstraction of rich people fun.

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150$ in 1979 was a lot for a ski suit. About 875$ in 2009 using the Relative GDP Calculator.  Let’s be realistic though, I’d pay any amount to ski near that fella, yowza!

Posted by: Cody on April 2nd, 2009 | Tagged with: , , , | Comments (3)
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  • Laura
    12:07 pm on
    April 2, 2009

    I forgot how to login. doh!

    the first image looks a little like a burn patient.

    I don’t like it.

     


  • Jim
    5:09 pm on
    April 3, 2009

    It actually remind me of the bondage mask Big Ed from Twin Peaks wears around the house in Wes Craven’s ‘The People Under the Stairs’; has anyone seen that recently? Don’t do it!

     


  • Meghan
    5:25 pm on
    April 10, 2009

    I love this. I really love it. I would love to wear it. I am not sure what this says of my taste, particularly under these comments. Nevertheless…..

     

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