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Technicolor threads! Tokyo’s amazing street fashion

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Wednesday 26 March 2014

Got a thing for fashion? You’ll appreciate Thomas C. Card’s photo series on Tokyo street fashion, where color is saturated on everything, from packed-on makeup to incredible outfits. The New York-based photographer spent several months in Tokyo creating portraits of the “city’s most striking citizens” to compile his work in a book, Tokyo Adorned. One […]

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Interview with Australian-based men’s jewellery designer, Clara Ho

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Wednesday 26 March 2014

Trade in your stable and lucrative architecture profession to design jewellery for guys? Sounds a bit crazy, right? Apparently for former architect, Clara Ho, the idea doesn’t seem so farfetched at all. She quit her day job as an architect and started ‘Burton Metal Depository’, a jewellery line for men. She’s then been designing quality pieces that aim to change the mindset of men towards jewellery.

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From the LAEM Store: Horselove Apparel

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By Alison Shepard in New Fashion on Monday 24 March 2014

F@*$! Yeah is Right! Horselove Art and Apparel Label creates unique hand-illustrated and hand-screened t-shirts, notebooks, and art prints – each one limited and one-of-a-kind. Their offbeat illustrations include anything from pop culture references to warm and fuzzy pet drawings, making this anything but your usual design label. Shop for Horselove items in the Lost […]

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Designer knits transformed into balls of yarn

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Thursday 20 March 2014

Dutch artists Lernert Engelberts and Sander Plug have reduced designer knitted garments to balls of yarn. This quirky project sees labels such as Prads, Celine, Chloe, and Jil Sander all coming apart within seconds (if you watch the short film) and turned into a very pretty, albeit expensive, ball of wool. This isn’t the only […]

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Women with PhDs, modeling clothes

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Thursday 20 March 2014

San Francisco-based e-clothing retailer Betabrand has introduced its new spring line modeled by — as the site helpfully informs us — a ‘ravishing roster of PhDs and doctoral candidates’. As its founder Chris Lindland said in an interview: ‘Our designers cooked up a collection of smart fashions for spring, so why not display them on […]

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Your favourite classic books, now in wearable brooches

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Wednesday 19 March 2014

Bookworms, now you can wear your favourite passages from your favourite books on your favourite clothes! These handmade brooches are crafted by London-based artist Sarah, of House of Ismay. They’re constructed from reclaimed wood and covered with original – though worn out – pages from all your classic reads, such as Alice in Wonderland, Of […]

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A ski mask that will make you look like a panda

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Wednesday 19 March 2014

Ski masks, the quintessential terrorist/bank robber fashion staple, tries to earn a cleaner image by emulating the most adorable creature in the animal kingdom. ‘Pandito’ is a handmade, cotton knit panda ski mask for men and women. It will not only keep your face warm, but also make you look less menacing in a ski mask.

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Futuristic Japanese watch combines LCD and wood

Marta Millere Contributor

By Marta Millere in New Fashion on Tuesday 18 March 2014

Known for their wearable art and watches that don’t necessarily serve their purpose, Tokyoflash Japan have done it again by creating a watch that seems like something a futuristic caveman could wear. With beautifully combined real wood and metal parts, the Kisai Space Digits Wood is light and comfortable to wear and you can rest […]

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Four-year-old fashion designer makes dresses out of paper (with a little help from Mum)

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Tuesday 11 March 2014

The toddler’s unofficial name is Mayhem. And with the help of her mommy blog writer mother, Angie, she’s been able to create magnificent fashion. But this is no ordinary fashion. Each piece is crafted with materials from home, such as construction paper, tissue paper, gift wrap, and lots of tape! ‘Inspiration for Mayhem’s wonderful paper dresses come from diverse sources, ranging from cartoons to red carpet award shows and reality TV series Project Runway‘.

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Clothes that disappear when you’re horny! We interviewed the designer behind it

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Wednesday 5 March 2014

A dress that becomes invisible when you’re horny? Sounds like something that came from a futuristic rated-R movie, but it’s actually real! ‘Intimacy 2.0’ uses a special fabric that turns from white to transparent when the proper conditions are set. Designer Daan Roosegaarde masterfully uses this technology to push the boundaries of fashion, creating a high-end, high-tech clothing line that brings intimacy to a whole new level. In this exclusive interview, Daan talks more about ‘Intimacy 2.0’ and his other new works, ‘Lotus Dome’ and ‘Smart Highway’. [Read the original post about this here]

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At Japanese graduation, college students are allowed to wear whatever they like

Marta Millere Contributor

By Marta Millere in New Fashion on Tuesday 4 March 2014

I had to wear a rather unflattering polyester robe to my graduation. If they had asked me to wear anything, I would have dressed up like a cello. Here are some photos of a lucky bunch of young Japanese students whose principal allowed for them to dress up as anything for their graduation ceremony. The […]

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Japanese man becomes a turkey using only a sweater

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Thursday 27 February 2014

Turns out you can use a single sweater in protecting your entire body from the freezing cold. It also turns out that you can use that sweater to instantly shape-shift into a turkey, as demonstrated by one Japanese blogger. Sebuyama, a resident writer at Japanese comedy site, Omocoro, didn’t have enough money to buy himself some appropriate winter clothes this year. So he took the only piece of clothing he had, a sweater, and wrapped that around his entire body. And ta-da! Instant human turkey, fresh from wacky world of Japan.

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Clothes that vanish when you’re horny

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Wednesday 26 February 2014

‘Intimacy 2.0’ is quite like that invisibility cloak you’ve always wanted. Except it’s the only one that disappears, leaving you in your birthday suit. Dutch designer, Daan Roosegaarde, created a clothing line that becomes transparent in response to your rising heartbeat. It’s made of leather and a futuristic fabric called, smart opaque e-foils, which switches from white to transparent in an instant. ‘Intimacy 2.0’ is best worn in the bedroom, where you can flaunt the invisible clothes all you want. Though if you want to exercise butt naked in the gym, be our guest.

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Designer-made clothing line for dogs is now in the works

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Tuesday 25 February 2014

Have you ever seen a more dapper dog than this? Bodhi, or more popularly known as Menswear Dog, is a 4-year old shiba inu living the stylish life in New York City. He currently has an Indiegogo project underway, and if it’s successful, we could see Menswear Dog’s suits and bow ties on our not-so-stylish pooches very soon.

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Meat jewelry: For those who can afford to hang some extra meat off their body

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Thursday 20 February 2014

We’ve just spotted these incredibly realistic-looking meat and bacon jewelry from Onch Movement. While we have no idea what was used to make these mock meat slabs, these fine pieces of jewelry are wholly ‘animal free’. Sadly the bacon necklaces and bacon bracelets are all sold out, but the ” target=”_blank”>meat-cuffs are pretty fresh too […]

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