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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


Vintage Footwear Adverts Unlaced

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LADIES – no need to fight.  There are shoes aplenty in this article, so there are more than enough for the both of you.  Here is a cornucopia of retro footwear adverts that should keep everyone satisfied for a …

Posted: 15th, April 2014 | In: Fashion, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1936: Claud Butler Cycling Tweed Suits For Whitsun

ANYBODY else think cycling gear has gone downhill since this Claud Butler Whitsun “rigout” was advertised in 1936?

 

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Posted: 13th, April 2014 | In: Fashion, Flashback | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1903: Girlie Mag Vanity Fair Profiles ‘The Bifurcated Girls: Gay Girls In Trousers’

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IN 1903, The Commonwealth Publishing Company of New York City’s magazine Vanity Fair (no, another one; this one ran from February 1902 to April 1904) produced the article on The Bifurcated Girls: Gay Girls In Trousers.

 

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Dian Hansen …

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


5 Highly Troubling Vintage Adverts

HERE is some free advice for up-and-coming marketing execs: Adverts should not make consumers feel nauseous or deeply uncomfortable. Nor should they cause consumers to experience waking nightmares or abdominal pain. You wouldn’t think this sort of instruction would be …

Posted: 7th, April 2014 | In: Fashion, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


These 1970s Onesie Bodysuits Got Men ‘Into Something New’

MEN’S fashion is an endless source of point-and-laugh fun. In this instalment, we hard back to the 1970s, wherein the Onesie For Him was knocking them bandy in the boardroom and bedroom.

Do say: With your Onesie, you look macho …

Posted: 1st, April 2014 | In: Fashion, Flashback | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0