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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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UNIQLO’s Got Something Innovative Up Their Sleeves: Will Someone Tell Us What It Is?

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Thursday 20 February 2014

With Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo teasing us that come March 2014, something big is going to happen with the launch of their newly-renovated 5th Avenue store in New York City, the question that’s pressing now is: ‘what could it be?

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Handbag looks like it hides a decapitated human head

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Wednesday 19 February 2014

Israeli-based artist Yael Mer created the drawstring Head Hand Bag in 2008 by moulding flat felt in the shape of a human face. The result is a handbag that looks like it’s harboring the unsavory contents of a chopped-off head.

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14k gold necklace of dinosaurs making sweet love

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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

What better way to express your undying love and never ending devotion to your soul mate than giving him/her a necklace with two dinosaurs boning each other – like literally! ‘Lucky Bones’ is a 14k gold plated necklace designed by Onch Movement. It retails for around $230, but if you’re more into silver, they have […]

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Outrageous fancy dress from bygone eras

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Monday 17 February 2014

So… can anything be weirder than these vintage fancy dress ideas from the past? We think not. Now, the bat-face mask and owl headgear… these are definitely something.

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A look inside Madrid’s Fermin Bullfighters Tailor Shop

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Friday 14 February 2014

Take an insider’s look into the fashion of bullfighting! Ever wondered where matadors’ bedazzled threads come from? Wonder no more. The bullfighters tailor shop ‘Fermin’ was founded in 1963 by Fermin Lopez Fuentes and it is now run by his brother Antonio Lopez Fuentes. Master tailor Antonio makes bespoke bullfighters’ outfits for some of the […]

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