wisteria and nazis was about tragedy as an antidote to fear of failure and respect for the Big, for fate and for fortune. What are the antidotes to tragedy?
The response of these guys just puts a grin on my face. Tragedy is inevitable. Style is not. Style is a determined choice to stand for some form of expression and dignity in the face of fate. The Sapeurs have passed into and through acute tragedy and are living with the enduring consequences – in style, indeed, through style. Joie de vivre as defiance and just as joie.
For many of us, beauty is the consolation for pain and loss. These guys are the cat’s pajamas.