Lillian Weber, from Iowa, is one big-hearted 99-year-old who spends every single day making a dress for Little Dresses for Africa, an organization that distributes clothes to impoverished little girls in Africa. Since 2011, she has diligently sewn over 840 dresses. Lillian starts on a new dress every morning, takes a break at midday, and completes the dress before the sun sets.
Meg Cowell’s haunting dresses rise from the blackened void, revealing their ghostly feminine visage. Expanding on her previous series of photographic works which featured dark and sensuous interpretations of found women’s lingerie, Cowell’s latest series captures elaborate period dresses in their lavish glory.
The maps Elisabeth Lecourt’s dresses are made from are a little outdated, so you probably still have to consult Google Maps or a friendly person on the street to ask for directions. But these beautiful and delicate pieces are so one-of-a-kind that we should neglect this fact for now. Most importantly, the work of this […]
My friends and I were sitting around one day daydreaming about globetrotting on the cheap in mail parcel disguises. Then we saw this 1998 airmail dress by Hussein Chalayan online. Dream come true? One of these sold at a Phillips de Pury & Company auction for £8,125. Perhaps we should just get proper airfare.
Project Runway eat your heart out, as long as that heart’s made from Peanut M&Ms. This one-off dress was made by Chicago-based couture designer Christina Liedtke from 600 Peanut M&M wrappers, from which the 1,800 flowers used in the design were painstakingly handmade and applied. Ok, so five yards of silk charmeuse and silk shantung […]
The new range of Alexander Wang for Uniqlo just hit stores this week in New York. This is the perfect collaboration for budget-minded fashionistas, allowing us to wear Alexander Wang at an affordable cost (in the $50-60 range).