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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Interview with cat embroidery artist, Hiroko Kubota

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Tuesday 11 February 2014

When embroidery artist Hiroko Kubota got a special request from her then very young son to put hand sewn cats on his shirt, she didn’t expect that the designs would make the online world go bonkers. Of course, this comes to n surprise to us as considering these are cats – the internet’s animal deities. We were lucky enough to get a moment with her and ask her more questions about her famous cat embroidery. [read our original post about Hiroko Kubota]

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These shoes were made for walking (and toothy grins!)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Saturday 8 February 2014

Running Gag is the name of this very funny series created by POP. Postproduction in Hamburg, Germany. Showing a variety of shoes with different sets of teeth, you can almost make out what they envision the owner of these kicks to look like

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Ironic pants made from, well, sweaters? Totally knit!

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By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Saturday 8 February 2014

Amsterdam-based knitting enthusiast Stephen West made this tutorial for turning woolly sweaters into swanky sweater pants, or what he calls ‘swants’. If that’s not knit, we don’t know what is.

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Fancy a dress up? Tumblr’s Stealth Cosplay Week in pics

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Friday 7 February 2014

Stealth Cosplay Week just took place and we’ve got the pics to share! What is it exactly? It’s basically geeking out over your favourite fandom character and sharing pics of you dressed like them (I’d be dressing as Storm). While some simply wore a tee in honor of their favourite characters, some fans went all […]

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Inventive gowns made from upcycled plastic bags

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Fashion on Tuesday 4 February 2014

Jolene Fung’s graduate collection for Central Saint Martins was inspired by mid century modern furniture. Her designs are created from upcycled plastic bags, but one thing’s for sure; they look nothing like garbage. Fung’s incredible gowns draw on the sleek functionality of mid century furniture as well as the decadence of Christian Dior’s ‘New Look.’

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A collection of rings and pendants inspired by the 7 deadly sins

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Friday 31 January 2014

Can you guess which ring represents wrath? Or which pendant symbolizes sloth? I’ll give you a minute. Answer key is below. Jewelry designer Stephen Webster has created a collection of extravagant and flamboyant jewelry inspired by the 7 deadly sins. The sins, composed of pride, greed, envy, lust, sloth, wrath, and our favourite, gluttony, each […]

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Superbowl helmets go couture for a good cause

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Wednesday 29 January 2014

Even if the Superbowl isn’t your thing, it sure does get a lot of worldwide attention and it’s hard not to know that there’s a football game happening in the U.S. And now the fashion world has gone into Superbowl mode with ‘The Council of Fashion Designers of America’ forming an ‘elite squad of top […]

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Finally, a jacket for doomsday preppers that’s stylish and functional

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Tuesday 28 January 2014

Doomsday preppers take note. This is the jacket you want in your closet when the world comes to an end. Designed and created by Marie-Elsa Batteux Flahault, the On The Edge Jacket features a range of life-saving features a visor and mask that can fold over the face (to provide protection for the eyes and […]

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Must have: The original chicken handbag

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Monday 27 January 2014

Why in the world would you want a Henbag? Let me cluck count the ways. This durable rubber chicken handbag is roomy and sturdy (it has tough nylon handles and a nylon base and lining). But the best part is all the attention you’ll be getting with this very, very fashionable item. Just think of all the happiness and laughter you’ll be spreading when you go out on the town with this!

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Supermodels are dogs (quite literally) in new fashion campaign for Trussardi

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Saturday 18 January 2014

Trussardi knows how to garner attention. This Italian fashion house has introduced their spring/summer 2014 collection with photogenic greyhounds modeling their wares. Shot by photographer William Wegman, this series of photos isn’t the first for modeling dogs. Acne’s spring 2013 campaign saw sleek Weimaraners posing in tropical prints and hats, which was also photographed by […]

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