The Polyomino Game is a collaboration between Russia-based fashion designer Lisa Shahno and jewellery designer Tania Hennessy of Aroha Silhouettes in Canada. Over a span of six months each designer created seven unique pieces following a set of specific rules. In November 2012, the Polyomino Game came to an end with a photoshoot in Moscow, […]
Now, this hardly needs an explanation. Underwear made from 95% bamboo and 5% spandex, with prints of the solar system — hand-drawn by artist Nate Crane — that light up in the dark. These are available for both ladies and blokes.
Etsy seller lapinPetite from Prague likes making funny jewellery, which explains how she hit upon the idea of making necklaces and bracelets out of scissor-shaped polymer pieces and long beads strung on virtually invisible steel string — so it looks almost like a delicately open invitation from the wearer to either get decapitated or have […]
Okay, Etsy, we’ve found some hope in you again. California-based Bernardo, who honed his skills in electronics from spending five years in the navy, started out selling single-color light up bras but has since expanded his range to include battery-powered light up hoodies. These come in blue, white, green, red or pink, and you can […]
This retired gym teacher from Prestonwood Elementary school wore the same outfit for his yearbook photo for 40 years in a row. This picture day tradition began in 1973 when Dale Irby accidentally wore the same outfit he had worn the year before. Today, his brown sweater vest and collared shirt combo has earned him […]
Brainwave activity as patterned knitwear? Who thinks of such a thing? Well, artist duo Varvara Guljajeva and Mar Canet, that’s who. The two have worked in art and technology since 2009 and are now developing Knitic, a sort of open hardware that acts as the brains controling a knitting machine via Arduino. For the NeuroKnitting […]
If you’re looking for that special new addition to your outfit to spice up an occasion, look no further. Vadge Badge’s are the hottest new fashion trend for shocking and stirring all manner of people into a hot and heavy daze. Coming in a range of colours and prints, you have the ability to custom […]
To get blokes to drink their new protein-fortified chocolate milk, dairy company Arla ran a brand campaign to get them to man up. It also commissioned four designers to spend over 200 hours to make a fur coat out of men’s chest hair, which you can buy at just over US$3,000. Sounds like the next […]
Maiko Takeda’s fashion accessories are inspired by the environment: shadow, wind, gravity and the such. Her recent Atmospheric Reentry collection — crafted at Royal College of Art where she’s pursuing a Masters in Millinery — contain simply stunning works made of clear film, perspex and silver. Can’t help but think that these delicate and bristled […]
Long-suffering parents can now take a break by getting a back massage from their kids while they play. It’s easy as long as they put on one of these tees that come with a road or railroad map strategically printed on the back — which makes it irresistible for the little ones to wheel their […]
Una Burke uses traditional and conventional leather working techniques to create non-conventional and extraordinary fashion pieces that cross the boundaries between functional design and art.
Kanye’s iconic sunglasses have a fierce new competitor. These stylish wooden pieces of headwear are the birthchildren of modern industrial and fashion design, courtesy of TÊTE DE BOIS. The wooden slats are constructed in a way to cleverly block out the harmful sun’s rays. Double tick for properly functioning protective headgear with a touch of […]
Shoes yummy enough to eat? That’s the Dim Sum Project, a collaboration between Hypebeast and PUMA. Dim sum is a sort of Cantonese cuisine served in bite-sized portions, such as har gao (shrimp dumplings) and siew mai (pork dumplings) served in bamboo steamers. There are the har gao sneakers with ‘shrimp camo beneath a thin […]
Alastair Floyd has started this series of prints with images of scantily clad and shapely legs wearing little else but high heels. Avoiding typical trite and banal eroticism, his very first image directs us immediately to that of a model who has slipped up on the catwalk, making it clear he is intent on taking […]
We were just going to go ‘Hey, John Malkovich has his own fashion label where he’s been designing clothes for the ‘bohemian of the new millen-nium’ since 2009. There’s even a new made-in-Italy beachwear collection from a Yoox collaboration!’ — until we got distracted with news reports that he recently saved the life of a guy on a Toronto street.