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The ideal jacket for the travelling germaphobe

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Fashion on Tuesday 30 September 2014

If you share the same fate a millions of other people around the world and find yourself crammed into overcrowded public transport every day in a desperate commute, then this might just be the perfect item for you. According to Gravitytank design studio, commuters are endlessly forced to endure a stream of germs around them. Most especially during flu season.

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Timberland sends four creatives out of their comfort zones to live each other’s lives

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Fashion on Thursday 25 September 2014

Being creative in today’s world means more than simply having good ideas, it’s the ability to change, evolve and come at life from another point of view. Nowhere is this understood better than at Timberland where, in partnership with Vice, they have launched a brand new initiative. This Autumn, Life Swaps by Timberland will take four influential creatives from major European cities and place them into each other’s shoes.

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Bears, bunnies, and pandas now qualify as sexy lingerie thanks to this Etsy store

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Wednesday 24 September 2014

I knew pandas were cute, but I never thought they could also be so… seductive. London-based lingerie brand ‘KnickerRocker’ is selling this cute underwear line that features the faces of different animals like bears, foxes, bunnies, pigs, and pandas. Each animal face also comes with matching ears you can play with (or to tease with, […]

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Super funky new children’s clothing line from Singapore

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Fashion on Saturday 20 September 2014

We’re just a little bit sad that these clothes weren’t around when we were kids. They’re damn cool and we’d wear them right now… if only they came in our size. Clothing label Cavalier has debuted with a collection exclusively for children. Inspired by memories if playing dress-up in her parents’ closets and with the help of partner Perry Lam, designer Angela Chong has created a ‘new dimension’ of children’s clothing.

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This company makes shoes that look like confectionary treats

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Tuesday 2 September 2014

Those heels look shoe delicious! Orlando-based shoe company ‘The Shoe Bakery’ creates footwear that are inspired by confectionary treats like ice cream, cupcakes, donuts, and cake. ‘My love for shoes came with the passion for being unique’, says founder Chris Campbell. ‘I love shoes and sweets so why not put them together?’ As you can […]

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Moms are going crazy over breast milk jewelry in Singapore

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Monday 1 September 2014

In Singapore, mommies spare no expenses in having calligraphy brushes made from the hair of their new born or having their tiny handprints and footprints preserved in clay. And now, the latest baby fad to hit the scene amongst them – breast milk jewelry. A tiny amount of breast milk, between 10-20 ml, is sent to the maker of such accessories for processing and dehydration until the milk turns into a plastic-like state.

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These are the most beautifully disgusting jewelry pieces you can ever wear

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Friday 29 August 2014

Get her to say the ultimate ‘Yes’ by popping the question and revealing to her a ring adorned with an eyeball! There’s no better way to express true love more than that! Dental laboratory technician and artist Morgan Loebel of Morgans Mutations makes the most disgusting, blood-curdling, sculptures you will every lay your eyes on. Using polymer clay, he molds mutants with hyper-realistic eyes, wrinkles, and teeth.

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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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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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