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Artist Turns Heavy Metal T-Shirts Into Hadnmade Quilts

IN San Francisco, artist Ben Venom recycles heavy metal t-shirts into handmade quilts.

Metal fans hould enjoy looking for familiar looking swatches:

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Posted: 6th, November 2014 | In: Fashion, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Christmas Jumper-orama: The Hideous Gremlins And Fargo Sweats

READY for Christmas? Ready for your seasonal sweater?

Mondo have greated designs based on the 1984 film Gremlins and the 1996’s Fargo.

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Posted: 19th, October 2014 | In: Fashion, Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Urban Outfitters Sells Kent State University Dead Student Fashions

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URBAN Outfitters is delling a sweatshirt  “Vintage Kent State Sweatshirt”. It’s splattered in red blotches that look a lot like blood stains.…

Posted: 16th, September 2014 | In: Fashion | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Australian Manhood Ditches Boobtubes And Hotpants

AUSTRALIA needs our help. The land of men in boob tubes and hot-pants (Aussie Rules) has a break-out star:

 

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Posted: 11th, September 2014 | In: Fashion | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Zara Sells Holocaust-Inspired Fashion For Children

ZARA is selling a “striped ‘sheriff’ T-shirt” for junior police.

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Posted: 27th, August 2014 | In: Fashion, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


If Kate Moss’s Breasts Are A Champagne Coupe Who Is The Flute Based On?

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KATE MOSS’S has had a champagne glass modelled on her left breast. Quaffers at Mayfair’s 34 can purse their lips to the rim of one of British artist Jane McAdam Freud’s cups.

This honour was once extended to another …

Posted: 22nd, August 2014 | In: Celebrities, Fashion, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Video: ‘Electronic Makeup’ Completely Transforms This Model’s Face

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THIS is a great video of Nobumichi Asai‘s projection mapping of “electronic makeup” applied to a model’s face.

Asai used Omote, a combination of real-time face tracking and projection mapping to transform a model’s face into mesmerizing patterns.

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Posted: 19th, August 2014 | In: Fashion, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Those Swinging 60s Sweater Studs That Made Men Easy And Women Yield

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YOU’VE seen them – those needle-craft booklets that were so popular in decades past.  When it was fairly common to construct your own clothes (a skill that fell off a cliff in the 1980s), these little pamphlets were freaking …

Posted: 30th, June 2014 | In: Fashion, Flashback | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Drive the Chicks Wild! Vintage Menswear Adverts

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THE obvious way to sell men’s clothing is to proclaim that the garments will somehow turn the average guy into an irresistible Studasaurous.  From the late Sixties to early Eighties, when Baby Boomers were in their sexual prime, this …

Posted: 26th, June 2014 | In: Fashion, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


10 Reasons Aerobics In The 1980s Was Crazy Awesome

BY THE 1980s, the Baby Boomers, who had enjoyed the Sexual Revolution as trim youth, suddenly found themselves with a little extra weight as they entered their thirties. The alarm was sounded, and what followed can only be described as …

Posted: 23rd, June 2014 | In: Fashion, Flashback, Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Life Imitates The Kate Kid At The Royal College of Art’s Graduate Fashion Show 2014

FASHION is the gift that keeps on giving. At the Royal College of Art’s Graduate Fashion show, we spotted this design by Ge Bai. We wondered where the inspiration came from…

 

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…and then we realised:…

Posted: 5th, June 2014 | In: Fashion | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


9 Cool People Who Love To Wear Converse (And 3 Who Don’t)

I BOUGHT my first pair of Converse shoes aged 10. The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker was all man. It was also all woman. My sister got them first. But I don’t care. These wasn’t unisex shoes. This wasn’t …

Posted: 4th, June 2014 | In: Fashion | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mods, Rockers, Teds, Irish, Skinheads, Pikeys, Blacks And Jews: The People Banned From Anywhere Decent People Gather

FIFTY years ago, mods and rockers enjoyed the bank holiday weekend by fighting pitched battles at the seaside.

 

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The skirmishes led to public vilification, and sociologists coined the phrase ‘moral panic’ to sum up the hysteria surrounding these …

Posted: 25th, May 2014 | In: Fashion, Flashback, Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


DIY English Fashions Of The Mid 20th Century

JAMES Lileks has looked beyond the shards of lard and war-effort carrot stuck between our grey teeth to DIY British fashions of the mid 20th Century.

We kick off with…

 

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Posted: 30th, April 2014 | In: Fashion, Flashback | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pages of Polyester: The Sears 1974 Catalog

FROM the women’s fashion section of the 1974 Fall-Winter Sears Catalog, here are 35 pages of earth-toned acrylics, skin-tight polyester, and knitted creations that should have never seen the light of day.  Seventies fashions are fun to behold because they …

Posted: 29th, April 2014 | In: Fashion, Flashback, Key Posts | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1955 Hair Tonic Advert: Lucky Tiger Gets the Gals

IN the 1950s, Lucky Tiger would seduce the girls. If you got really lucky, you could mount their heads.

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Posted: 28th, April 2014 | In: Fashion, Flashback, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Slacks Relapse: A Look At Chick Pants Of The 1970s

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OTHER than a brief Capri pants fad during the early Sixties, women rarely wore pants in public. It was dresses and skirts only. Then the Women’s Liberation movement hit its stride in the Seventies, and the ladies started to …

Posted: 22nd, April 2014 | In: Fashion, Flashback, Key Posts | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0