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Smiths in Wynn Smith collection
Posted on Thu, Feb 17 2000 at 8:58 a.m. PST
by David T. <david@morrissey-solo.com>
From Tami:

I came across photos from a fashion show by designer Wynn Smith. His line is called "wink" and, for fall, his inspiration was American Gothic and The Smiths. Tee shirts and other items of clothing were printed with lines such as "Bigmouth Strikes Again".

Here is a link to the page.

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wink
friday, february 11th


"American Gothic" was the theme for Wink's '80s-inspired collection, which included direct references to such pop-culture icons as The Smiths. T-shirts and leggings were inscribed with "Bigmouth Strikes Again" in bold letters; dark, loose coats, reminiscent of Ally Sheedy in The Breakfast Clubwere worn with zip pants and flat ankle boots. There were also pleated skirts, low-waisted sweatshirt dresses and satin-cuffed jeans—ideal urban-combat gear. The show ended with a navy-washed strapless dress—the one that the bad, pretty girl, who in junior high smoked in between classes, would have worn to the prom.

BY ARMAND LIMNANDER

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i knew it!! i saw some things like that at work a while ago but couldn't see it up close... and i knew it said something about the smiths...damn... thats so bad ass...=)

xavier <m0zter@aol.com>
- Thu, Feb 17, 2000 at 12:01:09 (PST) | #1




DEAR GOD (so to speak) it BEGINS!!!--80's nostalgia is upon us. Heavy Metal (again) is next...

Watt White <fuzzysuzy@aol.com>
- Thu, Feb 17, 2000 at 14:36:57 (PST) | #2




does anyone know where you can order/pay for that shirt online?

iwantthatshirt!
- Thu, Feb 17, 2000 at 17:12:09 (PST) | #3




Is Moz going to sue the designer for royalties next? I think the designer should make one that says "Devious, truculent & unreliable" hehe...

Warren
- Fri, Feb 18, 2000 at 22:27:34 (PST) | #4






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