Wearable art is coming to Queensland and you’re in for an explosion of creativity

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Monday 18 May 2015

If you’re into fashion and into art, drop everything for a brand new exhibition coming to North Queensland. WOW, World of WearableArt is finally making its way to Aussie shores and you’re invited to be wowed along with the rest of us.

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Wooden headwear by TÊTE DE BOIS

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By Tash H in New Fashion on Saturday 22 June 2013

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 […]

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Wearable art of Nikoline Liv Andersen

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By Eve Politanoff in New Fashion on Friday 9 December 2011

Why should we live if we must die? It is one of the questions Danish artist Nikoline Liv Andersen puts us in this exhibition. With a plethora of bodies, thick fabrics, flowers and fruits, life’s transience is reflected upon, man in defense against death and the body in decomposition.

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Wim Merlin’s art knitwear

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By Tetsuya Uenobe in New Trends on Tuesday 2 November 2010

Wim Merlin’s jumper designs are all knitted by hand, making her’s a collection of truly beautiful wearable art.

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Robin Charlotte’s wearable art

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By Lamia Larkin in New Fashion on Thursday 26 August 2010

Descriptions like ‘snake vertebrate earrings’ and ‘goldfish necklaces’ may not sound that appealing, but Los Angeles-based artist Robin Charlotte has managed to take the creepy and make it dreamy. Her pro-nature line of wearable art is remarkably creative and has me believing that I too can be a pretty goth-fairy-mermaid just by wearing one of […]

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The XSProject

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By Derrick Stembridge in New Eco on Tuesday 1 July 2008

XSProject is a design effort finding new ways of utilizing consumer waste to create fresh products, reduce trash and provide new livelihood opportunities. This messenger style laptop bag gets you noticed without broadcasting to everyone what you may have inside. Each bag measures 10 x 31 x 39 cm on the outside and has a zippered front pocket. It fits up to a 15-inch screen laptop in the padded sleeve and still has room and pockets for your mobile gear and files.

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