Where Fashion, Pop Art and Perspective Meet Performance

December 8, 2014 7:43 PM

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Philip Colbert created fashion label The Rodnik Band, which plays with pop art to create dresses that replicate artwork like Marcel Duchamp's Urinal. He talks about the tendency of fashion to take itself too seriously and describes discussions of collaborating on a philosophical fashion line with Swiss philosopher Alain de Botton.

Colbert: It stemmed from the fact that pop art contains bold, bright colors and ideas; it's about communicating to people in a very direct way. I like that approach to clothing because the meaning of fashion can be hard to ascertain. Fashion can take itself very seriously so to make something that h...

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