The evolution of clothing manufacturing is a fascinating journey that intertwines with the advent of factory sewing machines and the emergence of a middle class, eager to acquire and flaunt an ever-changing wardrobe. Continue reading »
“Fairy’s Dress” uses flowers and leaves blooming in the garden, such as pansies, morning glories, roses, carnations, double cherry blossoms, and more to make fairy dresses. Continue reading »
Ever feel like you have nothing to wear even with a closet full of clothes? Yes, us too. Although who would’ve thought that it’s possible to look for outfit inspiration in famous pop culture characters – even the animated ones. Continue reading »
Here, Debbie Harry is pictured in 1979 looking incredible with a neon-pink halo glimmering around her head and a shining, sequin-studded top. Continue reading »
Actress and model Vikki Dougan earned her nickname “The Back” thanks to the dangerously low-back, curve-hugging dresses she wore in the 1950s and 1960s. Dougan’s alluring back has even inspired a song written by folk music legends The Limelighters whose lyrics passionately request that she “turn her back” on them. Continue reading »
It was the isolation of lockdown that focused designer Santa Kupca’s desire to create a series of pieces that reflected her removal from life as she knew it. Continue reading »
If you think you take too much time to get ready in the morning, wait till you meet this young woman who dresses to impress in a very unusual way. Mila Povoroznyuk from Ukraine, who is known to her fans as @your_sunny_flowers, has ditched all modern fashion trends to follow her own aesthetic that makes her look like she came back from the 19th century. Continue reading »
Stuck At Prom is an annual scholarship contest organized by Duck Brand where the contestants have to create either a prom dress or a tuxedo using duct tape. The contestants then have to attend prom wearing their dress or tux for a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship. Continue reading »
Your wedding day is one of the biggest milestones in your life, a day to cherish and remember forever. But it can also be a stressful one too. With months of meticulous planning going into this celebration, you want everything to go smoothly! So you account for every potential problem that could possibly occur. Continue reading »
What if the antique statues were dressed like hipsters? The artist and photographer Léo Caillard became famous in 2012 with his Hipsters in Stone series, covering the famous statues of the Louvre with modern clothes. Léo Caillard today unveiled the continuation of his series, transforming the Greek gods and goddesses into stars of Instagram. Continue reading »
Imagine walking the runway wearing a highway. That’s the idea behind new dress designs by the Sichuan Department of Communications, which recently posted these photos on WeChat. These photos show paper cut-outs of dresses with prints of highways in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Continue reading »
Words have power. This is something Jojo Oldham knows all too well.
Whether you’re a soap star hearing lewd comments made by a politician 10 years ago or the average woman getting catcalled on her way home from work, what other people have to say about your body leave a lasting impression. Continue reading »
The dapper dogs in clothes are back with a second series, and they’re feeling festive. Earlier this year we were introduced to UCAPS’ well dressed canines available for adoption. Photographer Tammy Swarek came up with the idea of dressing up rescue dogs to draw attention to their stories and help potential owners personally connect with them. Tammy, from Arkansas, drew her inspiration from Facebook after spotting another portrait project for sheltered animals. So she contacted her local dog shelter, the Union County Animal Protection Society (UCAPS) and has worked closely with shelter manager Tanja Jackson ever since. Continue reading »
Semba is a woman with a very patient dog and a lot of creative ideas about how to play with her pup. Oddly, her dog, named Chihuahua-mametaro, seems to truly enjoy sticking his head in Semba’s cardboard creations. It’s a different kind of doggy dress up, but it sure is hard not to love it. Of course, when his whole body is hiding behind a giant piece of cardboard, it can be hard to tell how cute little Chihuahua-mametaro is outside of his “costumes,” so with that in mind, here’s the rolly-polly pooch totally in the nude. Continue reading »
If you’re tired of all-white traditional wedding dresses – dip it in some dye or airbrush it. We’re not joking! This dip dye wedding dress trend not only gives your formal dress a colorful touch, it also solves one major problem that many brides face. Enyone who has attended a wedding probably saw how dirty the gowns sometimes get from touching the ground. So there’s a very practical reason to color the edges. Continue reading »
Artist Leaves Dress In The Dead Sea For 2 Years And It Turns Into Glittering Salt Crystal Masterpiece
For her latest project, Israeli artist Sigalit Landau decided to submerge a black gown in the Dead Sea. The gown entered the salt-rich waters in 2014 and was recently removed for display, and as you can see from these stunning pictures, the end result is nothing short of magical. The project is an eight-part photo series called Salt Bride and was inspired by S. Ansky’s 1916 play titled Dybbuk. The play is about a young Hasidic woman who becomes possessed by the spirit of her dead lover, and Landau’s salt-encrusted gown is a replica of the one worn in the dramatic production of the 1920s. Continue reading »
The theme of this year’s Met Ball, fittingly sponsored by Apple, was Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, and Claire Danes’ dress took the cake. Designed by Zac Posen, he “sourced the fiber optic woven organza in this dress from France, and there are 30 mini battery packs sewn into the gown’s understructure,” according to FastCo. Continue reading »
When Kevin’s wife left him, she took everything. Everything except her wedding dress that is. “What am I going to do with it?” Kevin Cotter asked the previous love of his life. “Whatever the f**k you want,” she replied. Continue reading »
Have you noticed that while every Disney princess has grace, strength and style, their dresses aren’t exactly the most realistic to the time periods they inhabit?
Claire Hummel is production designer for TV and video games by day and Disney fashion historian in her spare time. With her extensive skill and knowledge of fashion, she’s created a historically accurate version of Elsa’s coronation gown and tweaked it a bit to look like her ice gown as well. Continue reading »
A woman whose fiancee called off their wedding, just days before it was due to take place, destroyed her once-pristine dress by covering it in paint, glitter and feathers in celebration of her ‘new beginning’.
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Rebecca Gallagher was horrified to find a hand-stitched label reading “forced to work exhausting hours” sewn into the floral sundress. She has now vowed never to wear her bargain find for fear it could be the result of exploitative labour.
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A fancy dress runner during the Flora London Marathon in London, England on April 13, 2003. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images) Continue reading »