When we first conceived the 032c Crystal Collection – an array of garments crystallized with Swarovski-made glass diamonds – we were of two minds. Our brain told us that glitter could not survive in the beige-gray concrete forests of Berlin-Kreuzberg. But our hearts told us to never overlook the wisdom of kitsch. Being covered in crystals is a way to bring your own light to any situation, even in times of darkness. This is lesson number one of Bling Bling Brutalism.