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This is possibly the only pair of DIY anime jeans in the world

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Friday 22 August 2014

While fashion designers all over the world are wringing their hands in despair over what new designs they can possibly come up with for the next season’s pair of must-have jeans, one German cosplayer already has it down pat. Make it anime, of course! Known only as Kirameku for now, she has cunningly made good use of some water-based textile paints to draw strategically positioned 2D lines and creases on a pair of plain denim jeans.

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Useless KFC chicken bones are turned into valuable gold necklaces

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Thursday 21 August 2014

Diamonds KFC chicken bones are a girl’s best friend. ‘Kentucky For Kentucky’ has partnered up with jewelry designer ‘Meg C’ to create a series of necklaces that’s sure to ruffle some feathers: 14K gold necklaces made out of KFC chicken bones! How did they do it? After chomping on some delicious KFC, Meg washed the […]

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These designers took ‘street style’ fashion to its most literal conclusion

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Fashion on Thursday 21 August 2014

What does ‘street style’ mean to you? Edgy kids hanging on the corner, jeans hanging somewhere between buttocks and knees, backwards baseball caps or that one guy you know who can sort of breakdance? Whether or not any of those hit the mark for you, chances are that when somebody says ‘street style’ you don’t think like Isla Bell Murray and Jessica Saia.

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Tricera Hi-Tops: the Kickstarter project that wants to put dinosaurs on our feet

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Saturday 16 August 2014

For the first time in 65 million years, dinosaurs will roam the Earth – but this time, they’ll be on your feet! ‘Tricera Hi-Tops’ is a Kickstarter project that hopes to revive these majestic creatures in the form of sneakers. Created by Archaix Laboratories LLC, the hi-tops look like a triceratops, with matching horns! They’re […]

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Samurai armor become strangely cute when they look like Pikachu and Hello Kitty

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Friday 8 August 2014

Strike fear in the hearts of your enemies with these… uhhm, not-so-menacing samurai armor. Canadian cosplayer Andy Smith created these Pikachu and Hello Kitty-themed samurai armor by using easy-to-find items like plastic garbage cans (for the armor plates) and hard hats (for the helmets.) Every inch of each armor contains quirky details of the characters […]

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Springbreak Watches: European style wood watches with a low carbon footprint

Elise Boyd Editor

By Elise Boyd in New Fashion on Sunday 3 August 2014

What happens when two frat boys put their collective noggins together? Well, you might be surprised. In 2013, friends and fraternity brothers, Kwame Molden and Maurice Davis, had both finished their university degrees (and military training!). They both love quirky, colourful, one off-accessories, so they decided to combine their passion with their business know-how.

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Here’s how some people are trying to avoid sunburn in Japan

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Thursday 31 July 2014

For those wanting to cover up in the warmer months, there’s a new item of clothing you might want added to your wish list. It’s called an anti-sunburn mask and it’s supposed to cut down on UV rays by up to 98%. But there’s a catch. You have to wear this over your face, so […]

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Gorgeous fashion statements, upcycled from army uniforms and parachutes

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Thursday 31 July 2014

Berlin-based Karen Jessen has been handcrafting, in the past few years, some interesting fashion collections out of upcycling and repurposing textile surplus. Her most recent collection, Make Love Not Fashion, has her cutting up military uniforms, parachutes and leather bits to form really a bewitching range that is just as intricate as it is intriguing. […]

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Never blow-out your thongs again, thanks to this Aussie company

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Tuesday 29 July 2014

Thongs, flip-flops, sandals, jandals – whatever you want to call them, Gold Coast-based company Willi Footwear has found a simple but witty design solution to prevent blow-outs.

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This Bra Generates A Shock Of 3,800 Kilovolts To Any Would-Be Attacker

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Tuesday 22 July 2014

In certain parts of the world, sexual assault is such a cause for concern that it’s motivated all kinds of new technology for women. Everything from anti-rape condoms to anti-molestation jackets have been created to try to stop the vicious assault against women. One woman who is fed up with women living in fear is Manisha Mohan, a 22-year-old engineering student who went above and beyond to give women a way to defend themselves.

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Futuristic non-bikini swimwear that is anything but blah

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Tuesday 22 July 2014

Larger-than-life, futuristic and funky: that’s how we think of the swimwear creations of designer Nikki Lee Penny, the founder of edgy Australian brand N.L.P. since 2012 with an appetite for neoprene and rubber fabrications. The designs are decidedly punchy, while the cuts are avant-garde in a structural kind of way.

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High heels you can skin and reskin as often as you like

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Saturday 19 July 2014

In early 2012, Anthony Ciccarelli started thinking about how high heels take up a massive amount of space, and started designing heels that come with interchangeable covers. Called High Pheels, the closed toe platform pumps come with fabric-lining on the insides of the shoe to make for a more comfortable walk. There are also plans […]

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Designer jeans complete with scratches and tooth marks of lions, tigers, a bear or two

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Friday 11 July 2014

For their creation of a denim ‘worn-out’ style collection, a Japanese fashion label has partnered with the Kamine Zoo in Hitachi City for a rather unusual mode of production. Workers at the wildlife park wrapped long sheets of denim material around car tires which are then placed inside the habitats where tigers, lions and bears roam, leaving these residents to bite, tear and scratch at their new fabric toys.

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Say ‘I do’ in one-of-a-kind toilet paper gown

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Thursday 10 July 2014

28-year-old Susan Brennan of Michigan won herself the top prize of US$10,000 when she took part in a wedding dress design competition held in New York City. But it was no ordinary wedding gown as it required 20 rolls of toilet paper and lots of tape, glue and thread to make it work.

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Somewhat SFW: Flash these panties, we mean, pussy

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Tuesday 8 July 2014

Oh, modern life. If people out there are going to flash unsuspecting other people in the face with a glimpse of their underwear, they might as well make a joke out of it. Now, enter these ladies’ panties, printed with the face of a kitten peering out from the crotch area, looking most bewildered. Disclaimer: […]

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