THE BLACK MARKET OF COUNTERFEIT LUXURY
An investigation into theblack market phenomenon and domestic explosion of "purse parties."Curated and designed for a gallery exhibition, Faux Real catalogs ourstatus-envy culture exhibited through conceptual dualities of theinterior/exterior and the high/low aspects of luxury/counterfeitculture.
Deconstruction/Reconstruction: custom embroidered logo swatches ofcounterfeit dismembered handbags. On display, the synthetic remains ofLouis Vuitton, Chanel, and Coach.