Archive for September, 2008
Mongrels in Common doesn’t need its singular name to catch your attention. The label is all about drama. This is sly, sharp-witted drama, though. Of course, it would be hard not to be noticed in these clothes, but there isn’t anything remotely costumey about them either.
Designers Livia Ximenez-Carrillo and Christine Pluess like exploiting the tension between the masculine and feminine for their pieces, and the women’s line does exude a powerful, masculine feel while remaining distinctly women’s clothing.
While the line’s website makes me want to beat their web designer over the head, it is worth a look-see