In spite of a rather unconvincing, and somewhat unnecessary, scenario (a ‘brutalist dystopia’) that should give a backdrop to his work , Martijn Van Strien has produced a line of visually striking and clear-cut rugged cloaks and hoods, and all of them just by using black tarpaulin. More cloaks, less talk!
An apocalypse-driven apparel collection by Central Saint Martins fashion graduate Minki Cheng. For surviving extreme conditions Cheng used waterproof, heat-proof and radiation-proof fabrics used in wetsuits, body armour and sportswear to select the materials for the collection.
Use of sequins reaches another level on these meticulously ornate and decorative works. London based artist Sequin Kay draws inspiration from Indian culture and its interpretation of light and spirituality. If you are around London this December go and see Kay’s works in HangUpGallery where she will be exhibiting with Lauren Baker. Kay also collaborated with Philip Levine on the amazing head piece shown below that was displayed in Old Street underground station in London.
The faceless A/W 2013 Artisanal haute couture fashion show, by Maison Martin Margiela at Espace Yves Toudic, Paris.
Fashion Victims is an urban action organized by Yolanda Dominguez in the center of Madrid, inspired by the recent tragedy in Bangladesh’s textile factory collapse and focusing on the real victims of the western fashion industry, i.e., infantile exploitation, unchecked contamination, precarious labor conditions a.k.a. slave-work.
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Daphne Guinness in a one-of-a-kind dress created by Iris Van Herpen, for the Splash project by Show Studio. Nick Knight captured Guinness being splashed with black and clear water, and then offer up the footage to Van Herpen to create this unique Water dress.
Check out the Splash project @ Show Studio
A hand-picked selection from Americal Apparel‘s slideshows presenting an ideal word were all the girls are pretty, long-haired, young, stylish, fit, gracious, healthy, full of promises, the sun is shining and everything smells of candy!
WWT spotted on-line this must-have pair of heels where the famous monster is not printed at the shoe! The monster IS the shoe! Via