20 april 2014

Métro style

Some things you do make you feel proud, some things make you feel humble. Other things make you feel both. We were very pleased with our idea of using used Parisian métro tickets for someshirt 1202, only to discover that someone else had already applied this motif on a garment, and a long time ago too. In 1956 the French cartoonist Siné made this funny and beautiful cover for the Livre de Poche edition of Raymond Queneau's equally funny and brilliant novel Zazie dans le Métro, on which he gave the metro obsessed Zazie an appropriate dress. And for reasons unknown gave it to the parrot Laverdure ("Talk, talk, that's all you can do") as well...

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