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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Now you can be the stickman you’ve always wanted to be

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Wednesday 20 November 2013

Okay, this is one project we are backing, just so we can fulfill our fantasy of looking exactly like the first things we learnt to draw while growing up… stickmen! The battery-powered LED costume lights up in the dark, making the illusion of being a stickman an impeccable act. Photographer Royce Hutain, who has a […]

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Pagan Costumes: a photo series by Charles Fréger

Darragh Field Reader Find

By Darragh Field in New Photography on Wednesday 6 November 2013

I’m a bit of a fan boy for Charles Fréger. His photography is always brilliant in concept and perfectly realised. Recently, he travelled to 19 European countries over two years in an effort to unearth Europe’s ancient past and its obsession with Paganism for his book Wilder Mann. It turns out that Pagan traditions are […]

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Famous Authors Get Dressed Up In Costume Because, Well, They Want To

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Thursday 24 October 2013

What an author does in his or her spare time might be completely opposite to how you imagine them to be. And Flavorwire proves just this by taking us on a 20-picture journey into the world of authors and their costume habits! This one is perfect for Halloween time and documents authors Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde and even F. Scott Fitzgerald in incredible transformations through costume. Not all these costumed authors are dressing up for Halloween, though.

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Favorite Halloween costumes from the past 30 years

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Saturday 19 October 2013

If you believe you’re so witty for thinking of going as VMA Miley Cyrus, think again. You might just bump into five or ten other people donning the exact same thing as you. Imagine that, ten Mileys. The horror! According to Spirit Halloween, the largest seasonal Halloween retailer in North America, popular figures in pop […]

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Marina De Caro

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Thursday 28 July 2011

Something about Argentine artist Marina De Caro’s multi-media work reminds me of avant-garde work from the freaky ’60s, but in a good way. Lots of crazy fabric and costume work, intensely colored installations relating to the body and nature, oversized sculptures, and collaborative street projects.

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