Many years ago I used to DJ with a guy who wore a Double Goose at gigs. He nearly caught on fire twice from errant cigarette butts, came close to starting fights because he kept on nudging into people cos it was so big, spilt drinks everywhere, and at the end of the night, he […]
Who cares about collecting art when you can wear it? Cool Swedish fashion label Acne has teamed up with East London artist Daniel Silver to create a covetable African-inspired collaboration. The capsule collection includes painted leather, native African textures and a lot of print. Particularly amazing are the tri-colour dresses and dip-dyed jackets.
Talk about eco-friendly jewelry! A bonsai on your cocktail ring? Sure. Twigs around your neck? Perfect. She does it with such care, restraint and attention to the ‘chic level’, though, that I’d be delighted to wear one right away and water it after taking it off tonight.
There was some brilliantly creative work on show at the China Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011 showing, which was held in Beijing late last year. Colours, colours, everywhere colours. American designers take note.
Edgy fashion label Belle Sauvage have done it again with this inspiring, mind-bending film by chief designer, Christian Neuman.
This t-shirt by The Ballet Cats is dedicated to the host of Bizarre Food, Andrew Zimmern, who eats ant eggs, mosquito eggs, worm pretzels, maggot pupae, jellyfish salad, and more.
Hamburger skirts, tank tops in the shape of turquoise elephants, and a pink cupcake tutu bustier? No, I’m not on an acid trip and watching cartoons. I’m describing the work of the most exciting and colorful new label out there: New York Couture. While their range may seem the stuff Harajuku girls and ravers dream […]
Surrounded by the enchanting air of a secluded island, Louisa Richwhite’s childhood initiated her passions for all things nocturnal and mystical. In later years, her childhood would become the muse for the evolution of her alter-ego, Violet Darkling, the maker of magical little wonders to adorn your wardrobe with a certain cryptic-chic panache.
British fashion designers Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen are known the world over for their theatrics on the catwalk, but such displays of artistic fashion are unconventional for Mexico. So when designer Mauro Babún unveiled his Morgana Fall 2010 line at DFashion week with all the eerie pomp and circumstance of a McQueen show, the audience gleaned the pasarela melodrama.
The fashion Gods of the world blessed me with a sneak peek inside the forthcoming Made in Space Spring/Summer 2010 collection by Sydney fashion label Eleventh Commandment. Five months and 120 pieces later, the innovative line offers Australian made denim and apparel for both men and women including: jeans, chinos, tees, shorts, dresses, bodysuits, singlets and boardies.
Keep it simple stupid. That’s the idea behind this design. Fashion label Eleventh Commandment wanted to created something that was as far away from the Ed Hardy ‘cram as much shit onto one shirt’ approach as possible. Voila. This singlet is 100 percent premium 150gsm combed cotton and is made in Australia.
These delicate sterling silver earrings have two hand hammered layers of silver with a soft white finish. In the center of each earring is a small peach moonstone. These earrings hang flatteringly close to the face on small sterling silver ear wires. Each earring measures 0.75 inches in diameter.
The scientists explored the surface of our moon until they stood facing the foreboding presence of The Lunar Crystal. The two men stood in awe of the crystal’s existence. They stared without tact; oblivious to the inquisitive voices on the other end of their earpieces.
Yestadt Millinery is a New York-based custom, handmade hat company that produces some pretty classy headware inspired by vintage looks but designed to suit modern styles. You can get a made-to-measure piece or make a wholesale order – their hats are also available at retailers around Manhattan such as Anthropologie and The Hat Shop.