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January 9, 2008

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Lace Fence

I’ve always associated lace with delicacy and femininity which is why I think this idea of a lace fence is so cool. Dutch design house DEMAKERSVAN has turned something utilitarian and functional like a wire fence and given it a touch of whimsy. To take something so cold and industrial and add this effect really makes […]

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    January 2, 2008

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    Immaculee

    I am a natural collector of beautiful things, especially images. I adore them. Some are stored in little file folders on the computer, many more are kept in a more tactile form where I can physically hold them and look at them. These images by Miles Aldridge (who is a fantastic photographer) have sat in my computer files since […]

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      December 20, 2007

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      Behind the Seams: Rodarte Part Deux

      Okay, I admit it. I love seeing the actual prepartion that goes into a collection, where the designers find inspiration, the backstage photos. To me, this makes the actual designs more interesting. Sisters, Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte are designers that consistently let me take a peek into their world and I devour the photos. […]

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        December 12, 2007

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        Nikoline Liv Andersen

        Wow, Nikoline Liv Andersen is a Danish fashion designer whose 2007-2008 collection is theatrical and intricately over-the-top. Here are some images from her myspace page: Everything in this picture is sublimely grotesteque but wonderfully modern. The jacket, the styling with the mask. Ruffs are popping up everywhere! How 16th century. The texture of this dress […]

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