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Narcissus, often being praised for his beauty, was vain and disdained those

who loved him. To punish his arrogance, Nemesis attracted Narcissus to a pool and for the first time, he saw his own reflection in the water. The beautiful young man didn’t realize it was merely an image and fell in love with it. Unable to leave the beauty of his reflection, Narcissus looked at it until he died and became a flower. People named this flower as Narcissus. 

Frequent selfies, showcasing oneself on social medias - the narcissistic act in the myth is actually happening in today’s society. DEMO SS19 interprets the image of Narcissus in a modern way. He/she embraces compliments and is curious of how people look at him/her; Knowing his/her strength makes him/her confident, while living under spotlight gives him/her a sensitive heart.


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