High Fashion Protection
Mixed materials
M-95 Military NBC Mask
Scott Promask Mask

2007

High Fashion Protection

We are in a state of perpetual war – with ourselves and with the eco system that sustains us. Perpetual war breeds perpetual fear. In the present context, this fear stems from our extreme desire for authenticity and manifests itself in our collectively insatiable culture of consumption.

Deep down, we are afraid we may never be satisfied. An expanding archive of branded myths and icons feeds this fear. Designer Gas Masks is an attempt to visualize this state of mind. Because it is only by first acknowledging and then challenging fear that we will all be able to breathe a little easier. 

 
 
 
 
We are in a state of perpetual war – with ourselves and with the eco system that sustains us.
 
 
 
 
 
Designer gas mask by Diddo
 
 
The desire to unconsciously ‘buy-out’ our fears is premeditated and can been seen as an artifificially ‘induced’ concept.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Designer gas masks by Diddo
 
 

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Interview with Nu-Mode Magazine
Interview with Clarin Argentina
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Feature Spindle Magazine
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