Made utilizing rapid prototyping techniques in polyamide plastic, the 3D printed bow tie by japanese design studio monocircus reinterprets the common fashion accessory, retaining a visual presence similar to that of its woven-textile counterpart. Conceived in one piece instead of being fastened like a ribbon, the attachment slots right onto the button of any collared dress shirt. A checkered surface pattern creates an optical illusion, accentuating the three dimensional volume of the item.
An intangible aura and an incisive idea, with an iridescence that pierces the gaze. It’s a creative eureka that becomes elegance. “Atmospheric Reentry”, recently presented at Royal College, is the new way of conceiving female head pieces, signed Maiko Takeda.
Forget the texture of felt, plastic or leather. The idea of the Japanese milliner is to dress your head with an ethereal atmosphere, a flashy plumage that is almost impalpable, that blossoms like a weapon of attraction.
The Velour Summer ’13 men’s collection has an art deco inspiration.
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Inspired by hip-hop, street art, graphics and cinema, Moscow, Russia based photographer Igor Klepnev captured the stunning Pop Art Portraits. Igor has been photographing in fashion, art-fashion and portrait genres since 2009. Continue reading »
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Eponymous streetwear label Hood by Air has teamed up with knitwear brand Corgi for an exclusive collection. They showcased the 10 looks at the Selfridges Car Park in London, which was remodelled as a skating park. It’s all about being a rebel, breaking with everything but still managing to stay “in”. The event was accompanied by a “Yeezus” listening session held by Been Trill.
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It’s fashion season again and it starts in London. Day 2 was kicked off by none other than Lou Dalton followed by Topman Design and Astrid Andersen. The whole day was solid, at best. The only designer who really pushed boundaries for british fashion was Craig Green for MAN. At this point I guess JW Anderson was right in his interview with Paula Goldstein in the latest issue of Purple Fashion “[...] But I think menswear has to be exercised and pushed. Because ultimately, 400 brands are doing the same thing.”
See the huge coverage at WhiteLies Magazine (whiteliesmag.com)
Hardmill Aprons are made by two brothers in Seattle WA, with the desire to create simple, traditional, and rugged products that will be passed on and cherished for years to come…