All Blog Posts Tagged 'fashion' (445)

Hi-Tech Fashion: Dress Projection Mapping



Could this be the future of fashion? French fashion designer Franck Sorbier unveiled his latest collection of haute couture for the Fall/Winter 2012-2013 that features a seamless (no pun intended) blend of fashion and technology. The designer's new line of works consisted of only two models — one in a black, fitted dress with an elaborate, pointy hat and the other with a…

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Added by Pinar on July 10, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Alexander McQueen-Inspired Dress Made of 50,000 Gummy Bears



Candy lovers will go just mad over this Alexander McQueen-inspired dress made out of gummy bears! The dress was created as a tribute to the late fashion designer and was used for the debut issue of Twelv magazine.

To build the design, stylists Hissa Igarashi and Sayuri Marakumi twisted steel wire into the shape of a dress and covered it with vinyl. They then spent three…

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Added by katie hosmer on July 7, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

More Incredible Surreal Photography by Miss Aniela

We first came across the fashionably surreal works of self-taught photographer Natalie Dybisz, aka Miss Aniela, last year and are pleased to see that she has continued her creative journey with plenty of new additions to her captivating ongoing series…

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Added by Pinar on July 3, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Dress Made from Meaningful Strips of Paper Words



The Imperfections is a unique fashion piece designed by artist Sopi Su. The Taiwan-born and New York-based artist was inspired to create this piece after reading a book by the Japanese author Sei Shonagon. Shonagon wrote down her observations of life during the 11th century in The Pillow…

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Added by katie hosmer on June 5, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Doutzen Kroes Sizzles in the Glowing Sun

Stunning Dutch supermodel Doutzen Kroes makes us feel like summer has already arrived. Donning swimwear from Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Bottega Veneta, and Jason Wu, among others, Kroes sizzles in the glowing sun, as world-renowned fashion photographer Solve Sundsbo shoots her for the June 2012 issue of Vogue…

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Added by April on June 2, 2012 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Sizzles in Vogue Brazil



24-year-old Rosie Huntington-Whiteley looks absolutely divine in the April issue of Brazilian Vogue. It was the fourth time the English supermodel has visited Brazil. Before that, she had only visited the country to shoot the Pirelli calendar and to promote Transformers: Dark of the Moon. In the spread, Rosie told the magazine that she didn’t always look like a…

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Added by April on April 6, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Louis Vuitton Diwali-Themed Sari Dresses



It doesn’t look much like a traditional sari, but this is the Louis Vuitton limited edition Sari Dress by Marc Jacobs. These gorgeous ready-to-wear sari dresses use vintage sari material sourced from New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Madras and other cities in India. The company says the pieces form a collective tribute to the country's long tradition of craftsmanship and splendorous…

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Added by Of June on March 31, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Kate Moss in Haute Couture at the Ritz Paris



The
Ritz Paris is set to close for renovations, but before it does, the famed hotel welcomed a photo shoot for Vogue Magazine with model Kate Moss. The extravagant photo spread, shot by British fashion photographer Tim Walker, features the grandeur architecture and design of the establishment while…

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Added by Pinar on March 30, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Art of Sensual Emotion



Moscow-based photographer Mercuro B. Cotto (also here) is a fashion photographer who resists the formal portraiture approach and photographs delicate, feminine figures within the flow of their surroundings. The women in his images seem to lose bits of identity as Cotto transforms them…

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Added by katie hosmer on February 29, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Liu Bolin Camouflages Famous Designers



While we're used to seeing famous Chinese artist Liu Bolin seamlessly blend himself into backgrounds, it's not often that we witness his magic on others, letting alone famous designers. In this unique collaboration with Harper's Bazaar, he's done just that, saying to the…

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Added by alice on February 3, 2012 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Literal Crocs Footwear



Many of us have heard of Crocs before, but this is definitely not what we had in mind. Amsterdam-based artist Sit created these outrageous high heels as part of his contribtuion to the Hybrid Thinking exhibit currently being held at Jonahton Levine…

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Added by Eugene on January 18, 2012 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Chanel Water Gymnastics by Karl Lagerfeld

Models Saskia de Brauw and Joan Smalls pose near the ocean at France's Hôtel du Cap Eden Roc for Chanel's 2012 Spring campaign. Captured by Chanel's creative director Karl Lagerfeld, the black and white photographs feature these gorgeous models striking athletic poses on gymnastics equipment, but it doesn't look like they're breaking a sweat. Rather, they look…

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Added by Claire on January 6, 2012 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Gorgeous Gowns Inspired by Italian Frescoes



Come to the L.A. County Museum of Art (LACMA) from now till February 5 to see a gorgeous exhibition. Rodarte: Fra Angelico Collection is by "of the moment" fashion designers/sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte that shows ten extraordinary gowns inspired by frescoes…

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Added by alice on December 20, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Creating Art Through Fashion Photography

Fashion editorial photographer Lara Jade is revered worldwide for the stunning images she produces. Currently based in New York, Lara captures dreamy visuals of her models, often outdoors and on location, that encapsulates that airy elegance that is so beloved in fashion photography.

Lara's body of work has a clear voice that represents casually delicate shots.…

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Added by Pinar on December 8, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Dress Made of 100,000 Dressmaker’s Needles



Many live and die by the saying "fashion over comfort," but how far would you really go in the name of fashion? Widow is a stunning gown by Susie MacMurray that is made of black Napa leather and more than 94 pounds of adamantine dressmaker pins (approximately 100,000). While you cannot actually wear it, you can currently view the dress at the Victoria & Albert…

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Added by Claire on December 6, 2011 at 3:14pm — 1 Comment

Floating Balloon Bridal Dresses

Rie Hosokai's skill in balloon design and graphic designer Takashi Kawada's art direction combine to form quite a unique team. The pair call themselves Daisy Balloon and have travelled the world exhibiting all types of balloon art. While most of the art is fashion-oriented, Daisy Balloon has many other great designs such as balloon vases and photographs.

What especially…

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Added by Claire on November 29, 2011 at 2:14pm — 3 Comments

Incredibly Creative Paper Dresses



Matthew Brodie's dresses for the March 2011 issue of Madame Magazine features dresses made out of a very interesting medium..paper! These pieces truly bring out the extravagant and vibrant qualities of such a plain material. The dresses are not only breathtaking but flawless, representing creativity and thinking that's outside-of-the-box. Rather than using paper in a boring way,…

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Added by Claire on November 16, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Organic Hair Styling

Would you ever strut down the street with your hair looking like this? Japanese artist Takaya created these "fresh" hair designs by adding raw vegetables and blossoming flowers to styled hair. The designs are worn at weddings and live performances and are not very common to see. Definitely interesting, these pieces must have taken a while… Continue

Added by Claire on November 15, 2011 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Breathtaking Water Goddess: Charlize Theron



There is no questioning Charlize Theron’s beauty and exceptional talent. The South African actress amazes the readers of Vogue for their December 2011 issue with her Venus-like cover. She effortlessly rises from the waves of Bushkill Falls, Pennsylvania donning stunning gowns from high fashion labels such as Marchesa,…

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Added by Alyssa Anda on November 15, 2011 at 1:44pm — 1 Comment

Sisterly Love

What glamorous girls! Who knew that Dakota Fanning’s younger sister Elle would be such a shining, rising star? The December issue of W Magazine features the beautiful actresses on the cover. They really impress on screen and off, especially in sparkling gems. Talented photographer Mario Sorrenti captured Dakota and Elle in stunning… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on November 14, 2011 at 4:54pm — 1 Comment

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