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walter van beirendonck fw2011

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A fun and quirky take on menswear by Parisian based fashion designer Walter van Beirendonck.

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January 24, 2011 at 3:05 pm

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federico cabrera for gilles et dada

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A great use of digital image manipulation by Federico Cabrera for fashion brand GILLES ET DADA. I am loving how it looks like a modern, severe version of a tribe.

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January 24, 2011 at 10:21 am

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jill sander f/w 2011

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Simple pieces and bold colours accented with a geometric texture makes Jill Sander one of the more alluring brands to have been shown so far. via GQ

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January 21, 2011 at 11:20 am

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mugler menswear fw2011

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Now this is art. via Jak & Jill Blog

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January 20, 2011 at 12:10 pm

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etro fall 2011

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Only Etro makes cow hide and paisley look like they belong together. via The Fashionisto

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January 18, 2011 at 11:30 am

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opening ceremony ss11 by terry richardson

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Bright colours and strong prints! Opening Ceremony can do no wrong.

And I need to get my hands on those shoes…

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January 17, 2011 at 1:36 pm

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pauline borca ss11

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Fun, irrelevant and slightly crazy… Pauline Borca’s Spring Summer 2011 collection balances the right amount of craft, textures and prints to recreate the fantasy of just dressing up and having fun.

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January 11, 2011 at 1:50 pm

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the large pocket shirt

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Perfect for Chinese New Year and all the red packets that you are going to get. Buy it at thinkofthe.com

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January 3, 2011 at 4:17 pm

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rapidprototypedshoe

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Marloes Ten Bhomer created a rapid prototyped shoe that is built with two different materials to allow for each part to be replaced when it wears out. This looks really sexy, like stepping to a hard piece of acrylic and letting it envelope your feet.

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December 22, 2010 at 3:13 pm

Posted in art, fashion

paul smith tie dye iguana credit card case

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This credit card case from Paul Smith is right up my alley, in bright orange tie dye print on iguana leather, with purple stripped lining!

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December 22, 2010 at 2:55 pm

Posted in fashion, orange, product

hermès at the hotel lutetia

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RDAI was tasked with the latest Hermès boutique in the previous swimming pool of the Hotel Lutetia in Paris. Their solution of beautiful handcrafted wooden ‘huts’ with a flowing stairway leading into the shop is beautiful, immensely crafted and perfectly befitting of Hermès. via Contemporist

 

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December 16, 2010 at 10:55 am

the style registry

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How did Fendi campaigns look like spring 1993? How Balenciaga was Balenciaga pre Nicolas Ghesquiere? More than a style touchstone and history lesson, this is a look back into graphic trends and social trends, (boobs / no boobs?), old logos, and how luxury was presented way back then. That is the magic of The Style Registry.

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December 15, 2010 at 3:00 pm

cartier tourbillon & crocodile watch

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Blingy diamonds are not usually my thing, but this Cartier Crocodile watch is so beautiful I just have to share it! The delicate artistry of the realistic crocodile around the mechanical, precision engineered tourbillon is just such an exciting contrast! via the Luxist

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December 3, 2010 at 9:54 am

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pamela love’s talon cuffs

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Aren’t these the most subversive but beautiful things ever! I want a silver talon grabbing my wrists anyday! by Pamela Love via Jak & Jil blog.

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December 1, 2010 at 4:32 pm

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shut your mouth men’s sweatshirt

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This is perfect for anyone whose wardrobe is filled with only black and grey clothing. Come on.. you know you want to. By Lazy Oaf.

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November 16, 2010 at 9:44 pm

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patrick nagal

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The Pop Art of Patrick Nagel needs little introduction. His minimalist style defined an era with cool, seductive women that became the most iconic of any single generation. His elegant graphic work and his portrayal of the contemporary woman made figurative design before him look instantly old. Today his unique sensibility and style continue to resonate with generations of young designers, illustrators and artists who have found inspiration from his trend-setting style.

Nagel was in the forefront of a new wave of illustration in Los Angeles in the late 1970’s
and early 80’s, re-imagining the graphic arts and in the process defining Los Angeles as the epicenter of award-winning visual arts. It was a reciprocal relationship; Los Angeles influenced his evolving style and in return he left his indelible mark on the city and far beyond. Through cultural cross-pollination, his work absorbed the moment – from the fashion photography of Guy Bourdin and Helmut Newton to influencing the look of music videos by David Bowie, Robert Palmer and George Michael, to creating the album cover art of Duran Duran.

Patrick Nagel was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1945 and was raised in Orange County, California. After returning from his tour in Viet Nam, he studied fine art at Chouinard Art Institute and California State University, Fullerton where he received his BA in 1969 in painting and graphic design. He then taught at Art Center College of Design while simultaneously establishing himself as a free-lance designer and illustrator with memorable ads for Ballantine Scotch, IBM and covers for Harper’s magazine.

In the mid-70’s he began illustrating stories for Playboy magazine, bringing instant exposure and a large appreciative audience to his work. His years working with Playboy established him as the heir apparent to 50’s pin-up artist Alberto Vargas and gave Nagel the subject matter that he would continue to use to illustrate the newly liberated woman.

I am waiting to see this style of illustrations make a comeback. Fashion and Art, like all things, is cyclical after all.

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November 7, 2010 at 10:07 pm

Posted in art, fashion, illustration

frederique daubal – hide and seek

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This unsettling art project by French artist and Hint friend Frederique Daubal. For her Hide and Seek photographic series, Frederique cut out pages from fashion magazines, sliced them into fringe and made them into masks resembling Muslim niqābs. It’s astatement on identity, transformation and what it means to be French today

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November 6, 2010 at 9:20 pm

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zuzana serbak

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Slovak designer Zuzana Serbak just graduated from the Prague Academy of Arts in Architecture and Design and has already built up quite a few lustworthy models of strange looking shoes. via Yatzer

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November 5, 2010 at 2:48 pm

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hasso

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Thats a real handsome looking bag! by Hasso via Hypebeast

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November 3, 2010 at 4:58 pm

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lernert & sander

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I love these surreal shoes by Lernert & Sander!

To help celebrate the launch of their epic new Shoe Galleries, Selfridges called on us to create
11 sculptural installations that take iconic shoe design to surreal extremes.
We have taken the most mundane of household domestic appliances and comedically refashioned
them into divine creations. A humorous take on fashion as an ideal escape from the daily grind.

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November 1, 2010 at 12:06 pm

Posted in art, exhibition, fashion

dior homme fw2010

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Beautiful chic bags from Dior Homme… which has a friend’s name written ALL OVER them! via Hypebeast

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October 20, 2010 at 10:32 pm

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hermès x yamaha vmax concept bike

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Yamaha’s power bikes plus Hermès’ power styling gives us the fashion bike that is suitable for any fashionista who wants some ‘ vroom between’ their legs. via Hypebeast

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October 18, 2010 at 11:17 am

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132 5. issey miyake

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Issey Miyake has always been the last word in fabric/fashion experimentation, from his Pleats Please collection to the A Piece Of Cloth, he has continuously pushed the fashion and fabrication boundaries. Upcoming is the latest experimentation, where fabrics fold like Japanese Origami, but pulls up to unveil dresses, jackets and shirts. Called 132 5. Issey Miyake, I am really looking forward to trying on something from this series.

The number “1″ refers to the single piece of cloth used to make each item, “3″ to indicate its three-dimensional shape, and “2″ to the fact that it can be flattened two-dimensionally. The single space denotes the time between the completion of the folded form and the moment someone puts it on, while “5″ signifies the concept’s multiple permutations.

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October 12, 2010 at 4:28 pm

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alexander mcqueen ss2011

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Sarah Burton took the legacy Lee left behind, softened it slightly and made it equally amazing and full of fantasy. Love! via Style.com

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October 11, 2010 at 12:00 pm

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louis vuitton ss2011

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More Shanghai Tang than Shanghai Tang, Marc Jacobs at LV shows the fashion world how to have fun with clashing prints, clashing colours and clashing inspirations. via Style.com

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October 8, 2010 at 1:16 am

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banana earrings

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Miuccia Prada wore a pair while taking the bow at her latest outing, proving once again that fashion is all about having lots of fun. Now go get yourself a pair and work it! via Sartorialist

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October 5, 2010 at 11:00 am

Posted in fashion, shopping

haider ackermann ss2011

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Haider Ackermann showing us skinny models are here to stay in primary colours bursting out of sleek black dresses that seem to be slipping off the model’s bodies. via Style.com

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October 4, 2010 at 12:00 pm

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jonathan saunders ss2011

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Leading the minimalist charge is Jonathan Saunders, whose netted tops look so sensual and delicate and strong and modern all at the same time. And those colours!

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September 28, 2010 at 5:57 pm

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prada ss 2011

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“Minimalist colours are back!” declares Miuccia Prada in her latest collection for Prada, clashing geometric stripes with simple silhouettes and Rococo patterns galore. So much fun in fashion!

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September 27, 2010 at 4:25 pm

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issey miyake for evian

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Issey Miyake created a flower using the Evian bottle shape that is cute cute cute! Now in a limited edition designer range!

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September 24, 2010 at 6:42 pm

Posted in fashion, packaging

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