Elizabeth Lecourt uses maps to sculpt clothing. “Les Robes Geographiques” a line of map-wear which is not to be worn but to be watched and admired. This talented artist has pressed and ironed 60 pieces of unreal attire, mostly pleated dresses and button-down shirts made out of modern maps. The clothes are all made from paper maps folded and attached together in very traditional dress and shirt forms.
Those wallets are handmade LEGO wallets from colorbynumbers. Opened and closed by a zipper, you can choose from a few different colors and styles. With the addition and subtraction of LEGO pieces, you can easily change the appearance of your money holder. They have also designed keychains which follow in the same
SDWorks, a commercial platform attached to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s School of Design now started to produce the Mirror Watch – a combination mirror/ LED watch by student designer Cheuk Kee Lai.
Cheuk Kee Lai focused on dual functionality: the mirrored surface reveals a LED digital watch only when needed, and for the rest of the time the watch becomes an elegant reflective piece.
The JWP Epicenter Project by Prada is a collection that depicts floor plans and storefronts from their highly popular flagships, including Aoyama in Tokyo, Broadway in New York, and Montenapoleone Uomo e Donna in the label’s native Milan. Herzog & de Muron, and Rem Koolhaus are responsible for making these pretty cool shirts.
Jean-Charles de Castelbajac (AKA JC/DC), a world renowned fashion designer with a flair for the whimsical, designed “outfits” for a four minute LEGO fashion show.
For his new collection, French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac has designed a watch inspired by everyone’s favourite childhood building blocks, Lego! He has called the collection Pop Hour.
Intimacy is the latest inspired collection from FredericK B. Presenting ‘intimate set’ diamond and platinum rings with fine white asscher cut, princess cut and brilliant cut diamonds, coupled with stunning white, intense yellow and natural pink diamonds, pink, blue and yellow sapphires and natural chocolate coloured diamonds.
Portuguese designer Luis Porem has sent images of his new work RGB rainbow glasses. The structure of the RGB glasses has an internal channel where the colourful ink passes through, painting it with the colours you desire, allowing you to have a different look every time you want.Made in plastic with a flexible part in the arm of the structure. Filled with water based ink.
You don’t need to sacrifice fashion for safety. Fortunately for you artist Diddo Velema has catered for your psychotic needs with these three designer gas masks unveiled in Bucharest at Luxury Show 2008.
Velema talks about his designer gas masks:
“Deep down, we are afraid we may never be satisfied. An expanding archive of branded myths and icons feeds this fear. Designer Gas Masks is an attempt to visualize this state of mind. Because it is only by first acknowledging and then challenging fear that we will all be able to breathe a little easier.”
Karl Lagerfeld has presented “Chanel Perspex Briefcase,” an elegant and mostly black take on power suiting for Chanel that included this fantastically witty take on the working gal’s briefcase.
The transparent briefcase comes with slots to hold a purse, lipstick, sunglasses, iPod and other ladies’ stuff. We are not assuming it to be just a catwalk prop, so we might see the thing for real.
Thursday night when Louis Vuitton paid tribute to the New York glamor punk with a triumvirate of events splashed with graffiti and Day-Glo. A cocktail party at the Greene Street store, where all manner of Sprousified LV merch was on display, including specially reissued Sprouse LV bags from 2001, was followed by a preview of “Rock On Mars,” an installation of original Sprouse memorabilia at Deitch Projects on Wooster Street.
Turkish fashion design Hussein Chalayan continues to wow with his elaborate computer-controlled morphing dresses. He unveiled a video dress in Milan, which displays a time-lapse sequence of a rose opening and closing with the help of 15,000 LEDs that are embedded in the fabric.
Designer Hafsteinn Juliusson presents his latest collection of accessories; a fresh take on the new found vegan obsession by bringing organic culture to the jewelry itself.
I’m not sure how many people will appreciate having to tend to their rings and having to remember to water them.
The HowTie from Fred&Friends is a tie that features instructions on how to tie a tie. Personally, I’ve never tied a tie before, it’s my girlfriend’s duty. If you don’t have a girlfriend, then you should get a blogging job because we don’t wear ties. Or shirts for that matter. Sometimes, we don’t even wear pants. But don’t tell anyone, ok?
Are all of your shoes, sneakers and boots still laced up the way they were when you bought them? Ian’s Shoelace Site shows over 30 different ways to lace shoe, from tradition criss cross lacing, to lattice lacing.
Look like some of them are quick hacks – those lacing style make the shoes “loose fit” or even can make your shoe to a “slip-on” without any knotting.
Studies brought Pia Knight to the University of Brighton where, in 2003, she completed her work in Graphic Design. During university and the following years, she has focused her work on sex and sexual education, following in the footsteps of her mother, a sexologist. Her first success is a collection of nipple badges in support of the fight against breast cancer.
Military tunics and jackets are trendy fashion items worn by The Bravery’s Sam Endicott, The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas and Babyshambles’ Pete Doherty, to name a few. If you want to look like your favorite rockstar, you should check out PhixClothing, an online store that sells genuine ’70s military and retro clothing. I just fell in love with the Dark Brown Tunic that Sam endicott wore at a concert. It’s pure retro style!