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Trends: Band-Aid Snobs Wear Alexandre Herchcovitch

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The Times Style section tries to explain the appeal of designer Band-Aids like ones by Alexandre Herchcovitch that sold out of Opening Ceremony in June. Our three favorite parts:

1.) Alexandre Herchcovitch "is so smitten with bandages that he has a tattoo of one on an arm."
2.) Proud Band-Aid enthusiast Nicholas James Brown "generally wears one on his left hand or arm and balances it out with two or three on his right leg," but if someone asks him what happened, he'll say he's got cuts. Carefully balanced, aesthetically located cuts.
3.) "Last winter, a museum store in Vienna sold 100 of Mr. Seibert's crystal-studded bandages to women who said that they intended to paste them in the vicinity of their décolletage and wear them to the opera ball." Oh, those Europeans, always pasting things on their décolletages and wearing them to the ball!
·It’s No Boo-Boo: Bandages as Fashion Accessories [New York Times]

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