Trends in Fashion: Waist bags are making a comeback

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Fashion on Wednesday 1 May 2013

Waist bags (‘fanny packs’ to our American friends) aren’t just meant to be paired with mum jeans and tourist t-shirts anymore. Notable names in fashion such as Rachel Zoe, Lacoste, and DKNY are bringing back this iconic accessory in a stylish new way. Gone are the unfortunate days of bulky plastic clasps and chaotic patterns.

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Experimental fashion by Sebastian Romero and Juan Ramirez

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By Sebastian Romero in New Fashion on Saturday 27 April 2013

This project arises from the need to highlight the sensuality from another point of view: audiovisual. An uncensored view of aesthetics and visual artists Sebastian Romero and Juan Ramirez show how women think and managed to capture it in a 40-second video.

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Elisabeth Lecourt makes dresses out of old maps

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By Mareike Muller in New Fashion on Friday 26 April 2013

The maps Elisabeth Lecourt’s dresses are made from are a little outdated, so you probably still have to consult Google Maps or a friendly person on the street to ask for directions.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 […]

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Day2Night Heels: Transformer Fashion

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By Annie Churdar in New Fashion on Friday 26 April 2013

I’ve seen beautiful women’s ankles bleed. Let’s face it. High heels can be the most empowering fashion statement for a woman while simultaneously being the most crippling. Ladies, I’ve seen you wearing ugly tennis shows with your dresses on the commute to work. Adapt or die, right? Survival of the fittest. But what if you […]

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Weird fashion trend: children’s books as a dress

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By Annie Churdar in New Fashion on Thursday 25 April 2013

This recycled dress design takes the concept of a fairy tale princess storybook and makes it reality in a very unexpected way. These children’s storybooks were pieced together in order to form a dress worthy of Cinderella’s wedding day. Designed by Ryan Novelline, the clever gown consists entirely of iconic Golden Books.

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Fashion designer creates sarcastic tees

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By Sublime Silence in New Fashion on Thursday 25 April 2013

What happens when you ask a fashion designer to create anything he wants for a mainstream brand? This guy is clearly not afraid of any legal actions. His designs take hints from pop culture and porn, bouncing from cool to disturbing – and sometimes just sexy.

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The Dog Show: a store in LA that is feminine chaos at its finest

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By Donya Todd in Cool Travel on Wednesday 24 April 2013

The Dog Show was created by Anna Dewey Greer and Christine Stormberg, BFFs from Omaha, Nebraska. The shop in LA has a giant white Unicorn head adorning the doorway, which they paint black for Halloween. They have a cat telephone that meows and they eat identical suppers in pink TV dinner trays. So obviously when […]

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Trends In Clothing: designer space helmets modelled by Daft Punk

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Fashion on Tuesday 23 April 2013

Does socialising at fancy black tie parties make you nervous? Just slip into your black chrome helmet, it’s the ultimate fashion statement. And guess what? It also helps you feel less anxious: it keeps your noggin safe and provides a mask to hide behind in case you’re a little shy about talking to your crush. […]

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Decide which weird shirt will trend next

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By Annie Churdar in New Fashion on Saturday 20 April 2013

Want to have some say in what t-shirt will be trending next? Get involved with the guys ar Buy Me Brunch. This cool t-shirt company based out of San Francisco really values customer feedback. It’s almost extreme. You vote on their Facebook page and they print the winning design on their super soft cotton shirts.

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Beer clothes: Leggings, dress and swimsuit

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By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Friday 19 April 2013

Do you like beer? Do you like beer so much, you’re obsessing? We saw a pretty fine collection of foamy, ale-y beer-print apparel by Black Milk Clothing and thought you should too. Made in Australia and designed by James Lillis, you can choose from the beer leggings, the beer dress or the beer swimsuit — […]

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Golden Age of Couture meets neoprene diving suits: designs by Luciana Grimaldi

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By Mareike Muller in New Fashion on Friday 19 April 2013

The mastermind behind the fashion label Luciana Grimaldi is the up and coming US-American designer Kellie Lamkin, who studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. After graduating, she moved to Milan to deepen her knowledge at the Politecnico di Milano. Grimaldi is actually the maiden name of her grandmother, and under that […]

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Anchor Division: an inspiration blog for the fashionable modern man

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By Chris Arran in Cool Websites on Thursday 18 April 2013

The ultimate blog for the classically fashion conscious man, Anchor Division takes an inspiring look at urban menswear, be it a jacket, wallet, pair of shoes, or a scarf.

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Collars might be the new necklaces

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By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Thursday 18 April 2013

Hong Kong-based designer Kenny Li practically designed an entire collection of reconstructed — and sometimes laser-cut — collars out of materials like organic cotton and paper fabric. These are pretty inventive-looking and range from classy tailored white shirt collars to folded newsprint fabric flaps to yes, even denim-scaled ones.

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DIY R2D2 heels: How geeky are you?

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By Annie Churdar in New Trends on Wednesday 17 April 2013

It’s time to get ready for that big date you’ve been so excited about. And suddenly you have nothing to wear! What to do? Quick, these simple instructions to make R2D2 heels will save the day. Your hot date will be mesmerized with the light-up action on the toe.

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Armpit tube map

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By Maria Niarchos in New Trends on Saturday 13 April 2013

There is nothing worse than kicking off your day crammed on public transport with a sneezing-mess to your left and someone’s armpit to your right. Not to mention the impossible task of getting in a thorough map consultation. But what if that armpit was fully lined, with all the necessary location details you could need […]

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