Sunny Choi has a gallery in the heart of up-and-coming hipsterian culture, located in Toronto (Canada, that is) over at Queen and Ossington. Walking by her gallery late and tipsy one good ol’ Monday night, I was struck then swooned by the texture and style of her brush strokes. Yeah, sure. She does recreations of some movie stars, and her paintings are all of pretty girls, but the darned brush strokes, folks! [ Continue Reading ]
Some of you may have heard of her before as her name has been circulating for some time now, but for those of you who have not Aimee Mullins is an amputee who has trampled her odds and beat the system. Giver a go: [ Continue Reading ]
Wouldn’t want to forget to wear a pair of undies with this skirt.
A woman named Katie Anne, based out of Portland, custom-makes each skirt, dubbed “POOFskirt” by hand and sells them on her Etsy page. The belts are made of soft leather and she ensures on her Tribe profile that each “poof” is securely fastened and the skirts are very bouncy. She also sells other POOF accessories to accentuate the skirt, as if it doesn’t do that on its own. [ Continue Reading ]
Dear Creatures is the love child of Bianca Benitez and Rob Sinclair. The inspiration behind their Spring 2010 line is Jack Demy’s The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, a French musical film from 1964. The chic clothing pays homage to 1960s Parisian life and delivers high drama through rich textural design. [ Continue Reading ]
Flipping through Alejandra Quesada’s interactive fashion book, I found sketches, prints, accessories, clothes and I found them to be flirty, feminine, and quirky (LOVE.) Her Spring/Summer 2010 looks are not only evocative of little girl skirts and rainbow tops but they are made for women’s bodies. Without looking like little girls, women can remember what it was like—happy summer days, twirly skirts, frills. [ Continue Reading ]
No you’re not hallucinating…these shoes are designed with elephant dung; and for some reason that makes them so much cooler.
Satyenkumar Patel is a British menswear designer who is the type of designer whose attention to detail and tailoring receives much attention. In turn, the type of guy who wears his clothing receives just as much notice. Head-turning to say the least, Satyenkumar’s use of colour, pattern, and fabric creates looks that cannot be pulled off by just anyone. [ Continue Reading ]
What do you think of when you see an orthodox Jew walking down the street? [ Continue Reading ]