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Coca Cola’s St. Nick gets a 21st century makeover with couture clothing

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Thursday 18 December 2014

We all know the Santa Claus who appears on the Coca Cola ads during Christmas time. But did you know that jolly figure has been around since the 1920s?

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Cheer yourself and everybody else up with one of these fun head wraps in the chill of winter

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Tuesday 16 December 2014

If you’re one of those who gets a healthy dose of brain freeze in winter, you’ll probably have an arsenal of knitted woolies to protect your precious head during the cold months. Well, apart from doing a great job in keeping you warm and snugly, these head wraps will surely bring on a smile to […]

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Hats that look like pizzas and burgers will keep your head warm this winter

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Tuesday 16 December 2014

If you can’t get food out of your head, maybe try putting them on your head instead? Melbourne-based artist Phil Ferguson learned to knit and crochet by watching YouTube tutorials. He then put his new skills to good use by giving the world enormous food items that will keep us warm in the winter. His […]

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At US$250,000 a bottle, this is the most expensive nail polish in the world

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By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Thursday 11 December 2014

Launched by Los Angeles-based luxury jeweler Azature, its hefty price tag is justified with 267-carats of black diamonds inside this tiny bottle of preciousness. We know and they know it ain’t gonna be a snatch-me-up, so only one bottle is available, which makes it an obvious publicity stunt for selling the rest of the budget 0.5oz version at US$25 that comes with a promise of a glittery sheen.

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Show your love of Japanese restaurant food by wearing these one-of-a-kind plastic replica food accessories

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By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Wednesday 10 December 2014

Tourists in Japan never starve for want of Japanese speaking ability since they can always point to the plastic replica food they wish to eat that is displayed very nicely outside most restaurants. And if this experience is highly enjoyable for them, they can also buy some replica food made into necklaces, earrings and rings […]

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This back pack lets you carry a back on your back

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By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Wednesday 10 December 2014

Designer Konstantin Kofta has launched a collection of back packs that look either like one’s real naked back or an anatomically positioned spine. He says of his creations, ‘From birth…we know nothing other than that which we can see and feel…we focus for the first time more on feelings than just on physical forms and […]

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Let the retail war begin as one fashion brand sends out its army of flying mannequins attached to drones in Sao Paulo

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By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Monday 8 December 2014

In the days leading up to major retail discounts for Black Friday on November 28, Sao Paulo residents are greeted with a paranormal sight of what seems to be decapitated males floating in mid air. Fashionably dressed, they are actually several mannequins attached to drones sent out by fashion brand Camisaria of Colombo to advertise […]

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Fashion shows actually took flight in 1965 on Braniff International Airlines… and all our drink requests were ignored in the meantime

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Monday 8 December 2014

Presented by Tiger Air

You’ve heard of an airstrip, but have you heard of the Air Strip? You might find this hard to believe (because I did), but back in 1965, the smart folks over at Braniff International Airways thought it was a good idea to hold fashion shows in the sky. So they hired designer Emilio Pucci to create a quick-change uniform for the air hostesses. They also created a really sexist commercial to go along with these new uniforms (watch it below).

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Here’s a paper scarf that lets you write and draw all over it

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Wednesday 3 December 2014

Sometimes writing something down on paper just isn’t gonna happen. And taking out your phone just to jot down a note to self is too much hassle. That’s where the Paper Scarf comes into the picture. Created by Little Factory, this scarf will not only keep you warm, but will make sure you remember to pick the kids up at school, buy milk and bread on the way home from work, or remember that girl’s phone number the next time you’re out.

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Sleep anywhere you want with this futon-inspired outfit

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Saturday 29 November 2014

It’s one-size-fits-all and it’s about to blow your socks off-it’s the Wearable Futon Air Mat Set, a completely wearable futon. Tokyo office company King Jim created this outfit, which includes an air mat to provide a full blanket and futon set. Walk around town wearing this in ‘coat mode’ and you’ll look like any other […]

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Unbelievably detailed and delicate traditional costumes made entirely of paper

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By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Thursday 27 November 2014

There are paper cuts (BIG OUCH) and there are paper cuts the likes of these unbelievable paper costumes we’ve never ever seen before. They are the painstaking work of Russia-based artist Asya Kozina, who is fascinated with the idea that ethnic wedding dresses are slowly but surely losing their cool with your typical bride lusting after a Vera Wang.

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8 bit icons get the fashion forward treatment

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By Pamela Thompson in New Fashion on Wednesday 26 November 2014

What happens when you boil down cultural fashion icons into 8 bit form? Graphic fashion magic! These graphic versions of famous fashion legends may be stripped down to just 8 bits, but somehow they emit a striking and complex aura similar to their real life selves. 8biticons.com has been generating versions of notable icons on […]

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These shoes are not made FOR Barbie, they’re made OF Barbie

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By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Friday 21 November 2014

Little girls may dream of owning their Barbie doll shoes when they grow up but their big sisters think nothing of wearing barbie heads in their shoes. At least in Harajuku, the teen retail fave spot of Tokyo. At age 55, the controversial bombshell hated by staunch feminists is hitting the streets of Harajuku inside […]

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Ukrainian photographer documents the fashion of a 55-year-old homeless man

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Thursday 20 November 2014

Slavik might be homeless in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, but you’ll never see this man wearing the same outfit twice. Documented by photographer Yurko Dyachyshyn, Slavik’s Fashion is a touching photo series that follows Slavik’s unique day-to-day wardrobe choices. According to Dyachyshyn, Slavik takes great pride in his ‘fashion-forward sensibilities, taking the time to change his clothes at least once a day while restyling his hair and his beard with each new outfit’.

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The English language gets butchered in these hilarious clothes from Japan

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Thursday 20 November 2014

Redditor k-popstar recently moved to Japan as part of an English program. What she didn’t quite expect was the fashion of the country. Over the past couple of months, k-popstar has been taking photos of clothing in stores-the clothing with random English words on them. How random?

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