Creative Fashion Designs by Kansai Yamamoto in the Early 1970s

Japanese designer Kansai Yamamoto (February 8, 1944 – July 21, 2020) was a fixture of the 1970s and ’80s fashion scene, and his avant-garde kimonos gained popularity thanks to one big-name fan: David Bowie. Continue reading »

Meet the Fashion Designer Whose Fantastical Creations Reimagine Folklore for Modern Times

A young Chuvash born artist Polina Osipova is already shaping up to be a huge finding for big couture houses and those who share a love for astonishing artworks. Thanks to her unique (and we mean it) vision, she was recently requested to work with Gucci. But there is more that we can be proud of. Her idea of limelight on folk motives makes our heart melt. Continue reading »

Diathermy in Beauty Culture From From the 1930s

Coin-operated diathermy machine. Pay your 25 cents and stick a hot, germy mask on your face that hundreds of others have sweated into beforehand!

When the term diathermy is used in beauty culture it usually refers to ‘surgical diathermy.’ Diathermy treatments of this type – also known a thermolysis – were used from the 1930s onwards in beauty culture as an alternative to electrolysis for the permanent removal of superfluous hair, spider veins (telangiectasia), acne, warts, moles and other skin blemishes. Continue reading »

Fabulous Photos Show Billy Idol’s Styles in the 1970s and ’80s

Born 1955 as William Michael Albert Broad, English musician, singer, songwriter and actor Billy Idol first achieved fame in the 1970s emerging from the London punk rock scene as the lead singer of the group Generation X. Subsequently, he embarked on a solo career which led to international recognition and made Idol a lead artist during the MTV-driven “Second British Invasion” in the United States. The name “Billy Idol” was inspired by a schoolteacher’s description of him as “idle”. Continue reading »

“Flower Power”: The Superb Floral Photography and Collages by Ashley Marie

The flower portrait series began after a Surrealism in fashion class where the Ashley Marie had been sourcing copies of old masters still life paintings to use as lighting references. Continue reading »

Korean Artist Goes Viral For Transforming Herself Into Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Without Any Photoshop

When you’re an artist, everything is a canvas. Don’t believe me?

Meet Dain Yoon, a South Korean classically trained painter who uses her own body as a canvas. You might remember us covering her extraordinarily intricate art that makes people look twice at it to fully understand that there’s a face or entire body hiding behind it. Continue reading »

Wide-Leg Jeans: The Weird Fashion Style of the 1990s

Wide-leg jeans, colloquially called baggy pants, are a style of clothing that were popular from the early 1990s to the mid 2000s. The quintessential brand of “hip-hop”-style wide-leg jeans comes from the Los Angeles-based JNCO (“Judge None Choose One”), although other youth- and ethnic-oriented clothing companies manufacture them as well. Continue reading »

This Instagram Account Documents a World of Anonymous Street Style in New York

We’ve all seen those “candid” paparazzi shots of celebrities. They know they’re going to be photographed, so they come armed with a strategic (and eye-catching) ensemble, which is often executed by a professional stylist. But the next time you’re wandering around Manhattan and hear the sound of a camera shutter going off, watch out for photographer Johnny Cirillo—because he could be taking your picture, not a celebrity’s. Continue reading »

These Women Let Hairdresser Kristina Katsabina Cut Their Long Hair And Did Not Regret It

Anyone who has ever had long hair will tell you that it can be a real nuisance. It constantly gets tangled, caught on things, and worst of all, dips into food when you’re eating it. That’s why it’s no surprise that some people get tired of fighting their long hair and choose to cut it short – and that’s where Moscow-based hairstylist Kristina Katsabina comes into play. Continue reading »

This Makeup Artist Transforms Herself Into Various Celebrities And Popular Characters

Kate Blanchett

Some people are alarmed by how easy it is to fake anything with digital means like Photoshop, and it’s hard to surprise anyone with that. But a makeup artist that goes by the name of gillianisme on TikTok shows that one can fake their identity with more “analogue” methods like brushes, mascara, and shadows, and the results are incredible. Continue reading »

Evocative Sculptures And Wearable Pieces Were Created With Ordinary Fabric

According to Mariko Kusumoto: “I am fascinated by the potential of common materials like polyester, nylon, and cotton, and my goal is to bring out each fabric’s inherent characteristics and beauty. Continue reading »

New Wave Downtown Fashion by Edo Bertoglio

Edo Bertoglio is a Swiss photographer and film director. He received his degree in film directing and editing at the Conservatoire Libre du Cinema Francais in Paris in 1975. He moved to New York City in 1976, where he found work as a photographer for Italian Vogue, and Andy Warhol’s Interview, and other magazines. Continue reading »

So You Can Now Buy a Nipple Knit Top…

It’s not easy to be a fashionable woman in this day and age when everything changes so fast. Just a regular boring knit top is no longer enough. Now you must cover it with nipples keep up with the times! Continue reading »

A Gallery of Really Bad Men’s Hairstyles of the 1970s

Men’s 1970s hairstyles were a joy to behold. In the beginning, there was the hair. And some of the hair was bad, but it was small. Continue reading »

Unevenly Stitched Jeans Will Make You Do a Double Take

Called “Slash Jeans”, the newest clothing items in Leje’s 2021 collection actually make your legs look like they’ve been slashed by a samurai or a ninja. Continue reading »

Style Accessories Made From The Most Random Stuff You Can Find In Your Home By This Canadian Artist

It’s hard to pinpoint just how old fashion as a concept and phenomenon is, but one thing is for certain—it has been around for so long that it’s an inevitable part of any culture and society. Continue reading »

“I Knew I Wanted To Look Like That Every Single Day And So I Did” – This Woman Looks Like She Belongs In The 1970s

Have you ever wanted to live in a different era? Like the ’80s or ’70s? Do any of the older years inspire your style or music taste? Well, the ’70s surely inspire Rose Van Rijn. Continue reading »

Beautiful ’60s Fashion Photography by Henry Clarke

Model in pink dress, 1960

Born in Los Angeles in 1918, Henry Clarke, a renowned fashion photographer, discovered his calling in 1945 whilst working as an accessorist at Condé Nast in New York. During an encounter with the Cecil Beaton during a photography session at Vogue’s studio, Clarke was entranced by the photographic image. He promptly abandoned his fashion job, borrowed a Rolleiflex camera and began taking pictures. Continue reading »

Abandoned As A Baby Due To Albinism, Xueli Grew Up To Become A Vogue Model

1 in 20,000 people worldwide is born with a genetic condition called albinism, and you’d think people should be aware of it by now, given how easily accessible information is nowadays. Continue reading »

This Designer Creates Stylish Looks Inspired By Cleaning Products, Foods, And Drink

We’ve been in lockdown for far too long now and any means are acceptable to fight boredom. We’ve been surrounded by the same walls and items to the point that some of us have started looking at items around us from a new perspective. Continue reading »

Vikki Dougan: Seductive Sex-Bomb Whose Daring Backless Dresses Inspired the 1950s Women’s Fashion

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 »

The ’80s Hairdos: One of the Sexiest Hairstyles of All Time

Hairstyles in the 1980s included the mullet, tall mohawk hairstyles, jheri curls, flattops, and hi-top fades, which became popular styles. Continue reading »

Mending Clothes for a Sustainable Fashion by Ýr Jóhannsdóttir

Ýr Jóhannsdóttir or Ýrúrarí is an Icelandic designer who works mainly with textiles. While promoting slow fashion, she creates knitted pieces similar to real works of art. Continue reading »

This Anesthesiologist Recreates Historical Clothes

History can be something to learn from, something to study, or just plain boring to some people. However, for some, it’s a source of inspiration and a way to unleash their creativity and style. Continue reading »

Spanish Hairdresser Develops a Digital Printing Technique on Hair

The Barcelona-based stylist and hairdresser Alexis Ferrer presents an amazing printing technique developed with the studio X-presion Creativos that offers a new look to your hair. Continue reading »