March 19, 1999 |
Right hand, green. Left foot, red. We've all played Twister, so why not wear it? According to Blaine Halvorson, an L.A. designer who recently started a Twister Clothing line, the game is "one of the few things that appeals to all ages. Kids play it, but so do 30- and 40-year-olds." Halvorson, 27, thought of the bright idea while working in his hometown of Bozeman, Mont. "My seamstress' kids had a Twister game out, and I said, 'We have to make that mat into a dress!'
HOME & GARDEN
April 14, 2005 |
So what is it, exactly, about Obsolete, Blaine Halvorson's "addiction"? The Venice collector was right when he said trying to describe the place is like trying to describe chocolate without ever having tasted it. You're bound to bumble. There's nothing, really, to compare it to in L.A. Is it a store that feels like a gallery that looks like a museum? Or a gallery that feels like a museum that looks like a store? Or ... oh, give up.