Four-year-old fashion designer makes dresses out of paper (with a little help from Mum)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Tuesday 11 March 2014

The toddler’s unofficial name is Mayhem. And with the help of her mommy blog writer mother, Angie, she’s been able to create magnificent fashion. But this is no ordinary fashion. Each piece is crafted with materials from home, such as construction paper, tissue paper, gift wrap, and lots of tape! ‘Inspiration for Mayhem’s wonderful paper dresses come from diverse sources, ranging from cartoons to red carpet award shows and reality TV series Project Runway‘.

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New fashion by Roberto Piqueras

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By Andres Colmenares in New Fashion on Friday 5 October 2012

Roberto Piqueras, a young Catalan fashion designer now based in London, invited his friends and some press to the British Museum to enjoy his Spring/Summer 2013 collection, without permission, in the process filling this public space with his wonderful digital aesthetic.

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Edgy fashion designs by Carerina Ciuffoletti

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By Mareike Muller in New Fashion on Wednesday 8 August 2012

Japanese fashion school Bunka has bred another young talent in Caterina Ciuffoletti. Vogue immediately featured her first collection, GETOUTOFYOURSKIN, when it got released to the public. No wonder: as soon as you look at the stunning hand-cut silhouettes and the variety of textures and effects you know that this girl has a lot of something special.

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Korlekie: edgy fashion designs by Beatrice K Newman

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By Luca Molnar in New Fashion on Tuesday 15 May 2012

I found out about Korlekie on Facebook about a year ago. Needless to say, I was blown away by the quality of the dresses and the creativity of the designer. Since then, Korlekie has been featured in several fashion magazines. But it’s still a label very much on the rise.

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The Bubble Mermaid dress: designed by Ashley Conchieri

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By Lost At E Minor in New Fashion on Monday 14 May 2012

You could say that the young designer, Ashley Conchieri’s work is the ‘anti fast fashion. She weaves every inch of her fabric on a 48″ wide Macomber floor loom at her studio in Massachusetts. Her work is sculptural and full of texture, especially the Bubble Mermaid dress. It is made of merino wool and silk that was then felted to give it textural qualities. It is like a dream.

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The Federation Annual

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By Andy in New Products on Tuesday 13 July 2010

The Aussie Design Federation is calling for submissions for their first, The Federation Annual.

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