Overall, this issue explores how we perceive failure in relation to fashion. In a society that venerates success, few things are as alarming as the prospect of failure. The issue also looks at the many ways in which fashion can fail us, from wardrobe malfunctions, shoplifting and makeover culture to what to wear in Utopia, a lunatic asylum or Roma community. We analyse the failure of fashion criticism, the secret of success and why efforts by the fashion police always backfire. -240 pages. -9.5"x6.7"x1". -Contributions from Christina Moon, Rinko Kawauchi, Angelo Flaccavento, and others. Published outside the commercial demands of the seasonal fashion cycle, Each issue of Vestoj focuses on a particular theme, such as; masculinity, failure, and, “slowness,” and how each of those ideas are expressed and examined throughout the fashion industry and academia.