which is more vulnerable transparency or nakedness?
Nakedness is more vulnerable as a form can be hidden and distorted in the silhouette of the transparency. However, in intimate situations I think being naked is far bolder than keeping a thin layer of fabric between you and your intention.
“We think we are in the middle of the digital revolution but we’re not. We’re just at the beginning. Digital is the difference between a ‘paper knowledge base’ and an instant everything-everywhere- everyone access space.’”—Neville Brody, as told to Numero Homme’s Nick Compton discussing how the democratic distribution of information will be a shift in the power balance- in a good direction.
The result in costume, as in other mediums, are but a material record of the great ideals that swayed the nations at the time of their creation. In other words, a man’s clothes, like other reactions to his needs, are his material response to a demand for them, and by the results he must stand or fall, whether judged commercially, socially, artistically, ethically, or be a simple standard of common sense.
The Psychology of Dress by Frank Parsons, Double Day, Page and Company