Month: October 2014

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JAMES OSTRER’S SWEET HALLOWEEN

Warning: Slight Nudity First of all, Happy Halloween to my fellow eco-feroshas! In the spirit of Halloween, I have decided to share with you guys a photographer that I came across just a month ago where he uses sugary food and junk food as a medium to transform his subjects. Maybe not so much of […]

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HOMELESS SHELTERS MADE FROM TRASH

American artist Gregory Kloehn and the founder of the ‘Homeless Homes Project‘ transforms illegal dumped trash, commercial waste and excess household items into dwellings for the homeless, providing them with the much respite and warmth. He upcycles the raw materials into walls, roofs, doors, windows, wheels and locks. These cute little shelters not just add […]

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RESURRECTION AND REINVENTION

Cover Image: Evening bomber jacket cut from embroidered Chinese jacket (c.1920); sequinned men’s trousers; silk organdy veil; metal twill Tabi ankle boots So while researching about Maison Martin Margiela Artisanal Fall 2014 show which I blogged about in my previous post, I came across this set of images by photographer Lorenzo Vitturi. I won’t go into the itsy bitsy […]

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“TO REUSE, RECYCLE AND REINVENT.”

Cover Image: Collage by HART + LËSHKINA “To reuse, recycle and reinvent.”  As common as this statement might sound. If it is coming out from the mission statement of Maison Martin Margiela (MMM), it has to mean something right. Indeed, at its 5th couture showing under the official haute couture schedule held in Paris, MMM did just that. By […]

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MAAIKE FRANSEN SPRING/SUMMER 2015

Inspired by everyday objects and materials, Maaike Fransen transforms her collection into out of this world creations with a little touch of humour. This almost absurd yet functional collection features models wearing stories/ memories of Fransen’s. Not forgetting about her detail works in the collection, I particularly love the fork appliqué on a oversized top. Its whimsy, […]