If you’re a die-hard Kanye West fan, fasten your seat-belt, it might get a little rocky down here. And we don’t want you to fall off in the middle of “the conversation”.
As a woman, you’ll have to face this reality: at some point in your life, people are going to ask about your biological clock. And that’s pretty fucked-up.
Last Monday, the fashion world seemed shook by the news: luxury brand Louis Vuitton named streetwear designer and founder of Off-White, Virgil Abloh as its new head designer for menswear. Being ignorant as I am in fashion, I asked my best friend and fashion design student, in his third bachelors year, Will Roque, for a helping hand. Here are his thoughts about this affair.
As much as I’ll try to write this from an objective point of view and stay fair, it won’t be quite as possible as I would like. Let’s put the carts on the table: I do not like this dude. Not that it matters. But if ever while reading this you feel that I’m particularly severe in my judgments, well it’s probably because I really, really cannot stand him. And here’s why:
Compared to five or six years ago, I’ve been witnessing more people talking up about depression among other mental conditions. The fact that I know at least five people studying psychology in college right now, can also be seen as an indicator that awareness is raising up. In conclusion: people are talking about depression. We’re actually starting to care about this. But has it therefore become a hype?
How random is this subject now? Well I would say as random as hearing someone suddenly say “I’m not a homophobe but…” and other similar statements that put some of us on high alert. It’s as random as witnessing first hand homophobia in the places you least expect or from people you used to have high esteem for. So, how random is this subject really?
PART THREE: FRUSTRATION IS A B*ITCH
She made no promises and neither did I. As if this mutual feeling was simultaneously shared by both of us without putting words on it: “We’ll see how far we get”. She knew it, I did too… I was not an easy-going patient and she was not a quitter.