Even if an elusive idea, “camp” can also be present in so much varieties of creative expression, revealing itself thru a cultured of planned stylization. Model is without doubt one of the so much overt and enduring conduits of the camp aesthetic. As a web page for the playful dynamics among prime artwork and pop culture, Model each embraces and expresses such camp modes of enactment as irony, humor, parody, pastiche, artifice, theatricality, and exaggeration.
Drawing from Susan Sontag’s seminal essay “Notes on Camp,” the e-book explores how Model designers have used their métier as a car to have interaction with the camp aesthetic in compelling, funny, and every so often incongruous techniques. As a sartorial manifestation of the camp sensibility, this concept-upsetting newsletter contributes new theoretical and conceptual insights into the camp canon thru texts and photographs. Surprising new pictures by means of Johnny Dufort highlights works by means of such Model designers as Virgil Abloh, Thom Browne, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, John Galliano, Jean Paul Gaultier, Marc Jacobs, Karl Lagerfeld, Alessandro Michele, Franco Moschino, Miuccia Prada, Richard Quinn, Yves Saint Laurent, Elsa Schiaparelli, Jeremy Scott, Anna Sui, Gianni Versace, and Vivienne Westwood.