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Finally, a dress that expands for more personal space

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Friday 16 May 2014

It’s rush hour and you’re stuck on a train going home. And there’s a bunch of people getting up in your face. It’s not only awkward, it’s uncomfortable. And then there’s that guy giving you those eyes. Need more personal space? Now there’s a dress for that! Artist Kathleen McDermott has created the Personal Space Dress that expands, thanks to ‘proximity sensors’ that identify when someone gets too close. 

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This swimsuit illustrates that the human anatomy is actually kinda sexy

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Wednesday 14 May 2014

Summer is here, what will you be wearing to the beach? I know! Your internal organs, that’s it, make a statement by flashing your guts and flesh – that’ll catch you some attention! Australian clothing company ‘Black Milk Clothing’ is selling a swimsuit called ‘Dem Guts’, which illustrates the human anatomy – albeit in a sexy way.

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Flask Scarf: the discreet and classy way to booze up in public

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Saturday 10 May 2014

Finally, a gift worth giving to mother on Mother’s Day! The FlaskScarf is a clever invention that lets you sneak a midday swig of your favourite alcoholic beverage while staying classy and warm. It was invented by Utah-based Shawn Baxter, the same guy brought us the FlaskTie – a tie that lets you drink at […]

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This designer uses ‘off cuts’ of cows to make handbags, purses

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Friday 9 May 2014

There’s a lot of waste that comes with using leather to create handbags and purses, but designer Victoria Ledig is one of the few who is using the parts of a cow that are usually discarded by leather manufacturers: the ears, tails, faces and lower legs. Usually these ‘off cuts’ discarded and send off ‘to […]

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The Garden of Earthly Delights, now on combat boots and satchels

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Thursday 8 May 2014

Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights is like the artwork that keeps on giving. Not only was a butt song created from notes found on the artwork, but now this 16th century masterpiece is giving us fashion! Dr. Martens are known the world over for their cool combat boots and now they’re releasing The Capsule Collection, […]

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This pair of stilettos comes with a 1,000-year guarantee

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Saturday 3 May 2014

Chris Shellis has designed a shoe every woman wants. It comes with a 1,000-year guarantee. This pair dubbed the ‘world’s most comfortable Stiletto’, has been crafted from stainless steel and solid silver, and comes with permanent silicon liners made to flex ‘to accommodate the foot’. Shellis says he wanted to make something iconic that ‘would […]

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NASA’s Hubble telescope photos printed on scarves

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Thursday 1 May 2014

Hey girl, you’re gonna be a star when you wear one of these space-themed scarves! Celine Semaan Vernon of Slow Factory created this collection of celestial scarves using NASA’s publicly available Hubble Telescope photos. Each design contains the wonders of the universe and was carefully handcrafted with sustainable practices, such as using organic material for […]

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Cloud and Victory: a ballet-inspired clothing brand out of Singapore

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By Takeshi Suga in New Fashion on Saturday 26 April 2014

Last month, I had the pleasure to work with Cloud & Victory, a ballet-inspired clothing brand based in Singapore for their S/S 2014 Collection featuring Miko Fogarty, an extremely gifted young ballerina who appeared in a critically-acclaimed documentary film, First Position (2011). Our collaboration resulted in a beautiful look book, which can be viewed on […]

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Goat hair and mud are used to create the hairstyles of Namibia’s Himba tribeswomen

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel, New Fashion on Friday 25 April 2014

Never again will you complain about how high maintenance that hair color is. Or, how long it takes to style your hair on a night out. Namibia’s Himba tribeswomen definitely take the crown for the most complex, more incredible hairstyling-and it’s easy to see why. While the men of this tribe wear simple plaits on […]

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True love: Star Wars X-Wing and TIE Fighter engagement rings

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Wednesday 23 April 2014

Do you know what everlasting and unconditional love sounds like? Pew pew pew! These Star Wars-inspired engagement rings from Paul Michael Design will bring balance to the Force, or your love life, rather. The sapphire X-Wing is currently unavailable (probably went on another Death Star run.) But the 1 carat Black Diamond TIE Fighter is […]

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Incredible art painted on eyelids

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art, New Fashion on Wednesday 23 April 2014

We are not sure where makeup artist Tal Peleg gets her painter’s high, but she sure does some outrageously intricate and fun eyelid art. The one with the crying rainbows gets us every time we look at it.

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Real life handbags that look like cartoons

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Wednesday 23 April 2014

2D or not 2D, that is the question! Everyone on the street will be doing a double take when you carry around these cartoon-inspired bags created by Taipei-based design duo, Rika Lin and Chay Su. The bags, called ‘JumpFromPaper’, are designed to look like bold and colourful 2D drawings that have come to life. Their […]

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Wedding dress made from divorce papers

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Fashion on Tuesday 22 April 2014

Ever wondered at the precise definition of irony? Well thanks to Demi Barnes and her incredible wedding dress constructed purely from divorce papers, now you know. Last year, at the tender age of 15, the school girl created the dress from over 1500 divorce papers for her Art GCSE in just ten hours! Fortunately she did not have to source 1500 different papers.

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The Balletcats Present: Scholars and Research

Alison Shepard Contributor

By Alison Shepard in New Fashion on Tuesday 22 April 2014

This is a new line from The Balletcats designed to bring back the old methods of science and research – exquisite illustrations that harken back to scientific and zoologic essays, with of course the madcap Balletcats imagination behind it all. Dissected and reanimated cats and medical curiosities, all fashioned on sweatshirts, oversized totes and gorgeous […]

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A new tailored suit just for biking to work

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Monday 21 April 2014

One of the most dangerous things about biking to work isn’t the traffic. It’s when your trousers get caught in your pedals and you tumble over. We’ve all been there. We’ve also experienced the sweaty armpits and restricting fabric of our outfits while cycling. So that’s why Parker Dusseau came up with the men’s commuter […]

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