Text by Miika Koskela
Photography by Roza Ahmad
House of Disappointments collective draws their inspiration from the fashion world, pop culture, drag queens and other club kids around the world. They tailor-make their original looks to a large extent from recycled clothing.
The founding members are all creative professionals. Joona Huotari is a costume designer, Simo Landin and Jesse Virtanen are both hairdressers. Their mission is is to dress spectacularly and to shake some standards of appearance, self-expression, and gender roles.
HOD has competed in vogue balls, winning the Best Dressed, Best Hair and Bizarre categories.
In summer of 2019 #HCPSPIRIT was proud to support HOD’s presence at the 40th Omniversary Ball in Amsterdam. Jesse competed in Hair Affair category wearing an outfit partially made out of real hair. Simo and Joona attended Bizarre category with a theme called Kosmos.