Sunday, February 17, 2008


These tops from Locher's are brilliant. Take, for example, this cotton jersey v-neck with pretty embroidery.

A modern spin on a retro, slightly antiquated art form, with a small nod (via the cut, which suggests a kimono) to chinoiserie! How charming!

But wait. Let's take a closer look at the embroidery on the sleeve:


Switzerland-born, Paris-inhabiting designer Nicole Locher describes her line of vulgarly-embroidered tops as "perversion with a touch of class," which sums it up pretty well. They're both naughty and nice. Traditional and controversial. Deliciously dirty in a subtle, "who, me?" kind of way. Innocent-looking from a distance, but super freaky upon closer examination. Just like you! And Grace Kelly:

"She looked like she was a cold dish with a man until you got her pants down, then she'd explode."
- Gary Cooper on Grace Kelly

But I digress. Locher says that a brand new collection drops in March, so for now there are very few shirts still in stock. But the good news is that these shirts are all on sale ($49-54, from $68-74). Check them out here. Wear one to a party for a guaranteed conversation starter. Added bonus: more guys will probably hit on you than usual. Brilliant, I tell you.


Ryan said...

I find this hilarious but at the same time, disbelieve that anyone would seriously wear this. It says "time to fuck" on it! It's just kinda...too blunt.

Anonymous said...

You underestimate us.