Pinar's Blog Posts Tagged 'fashion' (36)

Self-Taught Fashion Guru Inspires Vintage Style in Namibia



Namibia may not be the fashion capital of the world but one man named Lourens Loux Gebhardt, who goes by Loux the Vintage Guru, has a passion for the art of thrift shopping and styling, which may be on the verge of sparking a fashion revolution in Africa. As a self-proclaimed "hipster" (which he describes as someone with the freedom of creative expression and influence on fashion…

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Added by Pinar on February 4, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Olympic Skier Wears Mariachi-Inspired Race Suit for Mexico

International teams about to enter the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi have been unveiling their outfits, proving that this is a year for some really creative sportswear. Among the Olympians wearing inventive attire is Mexican alpine skier Prince Hubertus von Hohenlohe who recently revealed his…

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Added by Pinar on January 31, 2014 at 11:09pm — No Comments

Inspiring Story of How a Young Woman with Muscular Dystrophy Became a Model

Fashion design brand Diesel recently held a casting call for models and fashion blogger Jillian Mercado, a young woman who has spastic muscular dystrophy, decided to apply. To her pleasant surprise, she booked the job and is now one of twenty-three models featured in Diesel's new #DieselReboot ad campaign by…

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Added by Pinar on January 27, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Iranian Women Find Stylish Ways to Abide by the Government's Strict Dress Code



The Tehran Times is a blog devoted to documenting the style of Iranian women found on the street who have creatively approached the strict government enforced laws placed on how women dress. Retaining a fashionable and artistic flair, the images reveal a generation of women who have taken the restrictive dress codes head-on, challenging the boundaries of their freedom.…

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Added by Pinar on December 12, 2013 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Designer Creates 12 Surreal Shoes Representing 12 Exes

"Jetsetter" Jessica



12 Shoes for 12 Lovers is a creative collection of sculptural footwear by New York-based Chilean designer Sebastian Errazuriz that is inspired by his past personal relationships. Each shoe boasts a unique design that reflects on a specific woman from his past. The twelve shoes are each titled after the ex-lover…

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Added by Pinar on December 7, 2013 at 9:14am — 2 Comments

Halloween Couple in Homemade Green Army Men Costumes

Halloween is a time for people to get especially creative and this year, Redditor BritishRacingGreen and his girlfriend have gone all out, transforming themselves into life-size plastic green army men. The San Francisco-based duo roamed the city streets in their elaborate getup, stopping for…

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Added by Pinar on October 29, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Draping Gown Made of 1,400 Household Gloves

A Mixture of Frailties is an intriguing installation by British artist Susie MacMurray that prominently displays a 6-foot-tall gown made of 1,400 household gloves. Each of the yellow gloves, typically used for household chores like cleaning and washing, have been turned inside out, revealing their white interior. The intentional color choice seems to allude to a…

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Added by Pinar on September 9, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Creative Fashion Illustrations Made with Leaves

Fashion in Leaf is the latest creative endeavor by Malaysian artist Tang Chiew Ling, who is no stranger to mixing mediums and working with leaves, that features a number of "dresses" depicted with carefully placed foliage. The series combines her minimal illustrations with a variety of the organic material to present a stylish array of fashion design.

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Added by Pinar on August 20, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Japan's Newest Hairstyle Craze: "Ripe Tomato"

Teens around the world have been known to experiment with their look, from clothes and makeup to piercings and tattoos, but Japanese youths today have upped the ante with eccentric hairstyles including one in particular that resembles a freshly picked tomato. While the hairdo may not yet be a craze adopted by the majority of teens, it is certainly a spectacle to be revered…

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Added by Pinar on April 29, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Mesmerizing & Elaborately Styled Fashion Cinemagraphs

Barcelona-based photographer and fashion filmmaker Gustavo Lopez Mañas has collaborated with hairdressers from Madrid-based fashion styling company X-presion to produce what they call "the first hair collection in cinemagraph." The project, known as Sketch, presents a series of animated images featuring elaborately styled models making subtle…

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Added by Pinar on April 26, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Spectacular Edible Outfits Made of Ordinary Foods

Tomato

Wearable Foods is an eye-catching series by Korean artist Yeonju Sung that presents a line of edible art. Using a variety of ingredients as her medium, the crafty artist has constructed a multitude of garments with consumable goods that include (but are not limited to) bananas, mushrooms, tomatoes,…

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Added by Pinar on April 24, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Stunning Sea Nymphs Wash Ashore in Sparkling Fashion

Nereides is a stunning fashion photo shoot for a collection by Elen Om by Moscow-based photographer Andrey Yakovlev and art director Lili Aleeva. Titled after the sea nymphs from Greek mythology, the series presents a number of beautiful women who have washed ashore decked out in sparkling garments.

The romanticized collection juxtaposes the bewitching…

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Added by Pinar on April 18, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Playful Seniors Wear Organic Materials to Personify Nature

Eyes as Big as Plates is a whimsical series by Finnish photographer Riitta Ikonen and Norwegian photographer Karoline Hjorth that features senior citizens donning organic materials like twigs and grass. Ikonen says that the collaborative project originally began as "a play on characters and protagonists from Norwegian folklore" but has since…

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Added by Pinar on April 4, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Fascinating Photo Series of a Stylish Man Passing by Every Day



In Germany, an older Turkish gentleman named Ali caught the eye of Berlin-based Australian photographer Zoe Spawton with his style-conscious outfits everyday. The photographer, who works in a cafe along Ali's route to work, would see him every morning and exchange pleasant greetings until one fateful day when Spawton decided to start snapping shots of the fashion-forward fellow and share them…

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Added by Pinar on April 2, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Gorgeous Liu Wen Joins the Circus for Vogue Australia



New York-based fashion photographer Will Davidson shot a stunning editorial featuring Chinese model Liu Wen titled On With the Show for Vogue Australia's March 2013 issue. In the spread, the beautiful model has taken the nomadic route and joined a traveling circus, all while maintaining a fashion forward look, draped in garments by Tommy Hilfiger,…

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Added by Pinar on March 16, 2013 at 10:53am — No Comments

Stunning Dita Von Teese in Revolutionary 3D-Printed Dress

Burlesque performer Dita Von Teese modeled the very first fully articulated 3D-printed dress at an unveiling party earlier this week at Ace Hotel New York. The spectacular garment is made of 17 individually printed pieces with 3,000 articulated joints. To further glamorize the piece, the designers adorned the netted pattern with 12,000 black Swarovski crystals.…

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Added by Pinar on March 8, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Dreaming of a World of Couture

I Dream of a World of Couture is a high fashion Tumblr blog with an ethereal aesthetic. Featuring fashion both on and off the runway, in print and behind the scenes, the blog presents a look at a world of carefully calculated elegance. Each image, following no sequential timeline or focusing on any specific era, exudes a gracefully delicate quality filled with a…

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Added by Pinar on March 6, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Futuristic Tron-Inspired Prom Dress

At San Diego Comic Con 2011, cosplayer Victoria Schmidt, better known as Scruffy Rebel, modeled this awesome Tron-themed outfit. Designed and constructed by Jin Yo, the costume is a re-imagining of the character Quorra's outfit as a party dress inspired by the styles of eccentric fashion designer…

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Added by Pinar on February 7, 2013 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Beautiful Vintage Artworks Created by Blending Film + Paint

Los Angeles-based photographer Alexandra Valenti combines her two passions for photography and painting to produce some truly creative works of art. Rather than simply painting portraits or snapping shots of models, Valenti merges the two art forms to create an intriguing landscape filled with personality. She gives her captured world character with vibrant streaks…

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Added by Pinar on January 10, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Geof Kern's Curiously Surreal and Cinematic Photography



Renowned photographer Geof Kern has an intriguing cinematic style that often strays into the realm of surrealism. Each frame depicts its own story, sometimes drawing from fictional tales like Alice in Wonderland or echoing the works of cinematic kings like Jean Luc Godard, while continually…

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Added by Pinar on December 16, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

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