Normally I would want to come up with some sort of witty and groan-worthy title like "Back to Basics" or "Back(street)'s Back" for this post to highlight that it's all about paying attention to the back, but finishing possibly the worst-ever 1000+ page book has really killed my desire to use any sort of puns. Mr. Stephenson, when you're good, you're breathtaking. But when you're bad, you're "1P. And yes, that is a typo. Sigh. Anyway, the first lovely photo is from New York-based designer Jenny Lai's NOT, and the second lovely photo is from (Parsons-educated) German designer Mira Becker's CRUBA line. You can go back to whatever you were doing now.
(Photos via NJAL, here and here)