Showing posts with label fashion design. Show all posts
Showing posts with label fashion design. Show all posts

Few Do Weird, Wonderful and Wearable Like Gareth Pugh. His Complete 2014 Fall Winter Collection.

A look at the new Fall/ Winter 2014 Ready-To-Wear Women's collection from irreverent fashion designer Gareth Pugh. It's a bit of "Snow-Babies-Meets-The-Kitchen-Drawer" (you know, the one that holds plastic wrap and foil?) but it's truly unique and there's something beautifully clean and elegant about the structured pieces of white and cream.

The Polish Embassy In Paris Has Its Own 2014 Calendar. And It's Beautiful.

That's right, an Embassy that has its own calendar - and a good one to boot. This year fashion photographer Piotr Stoklosa shoots his third calendar for the Polish Embassy in Paris. For the 2014 Calendar Piotr joined forces with stylist and editor-in-chief of Polish magazine VIVA! Moda, Agnieszka Scibior, for the fashion centric calendar.

above: model Patrycja Gardygajlo

Stunning beauty, Polish model Patrycja Gardygajlo is featured and wears avante-garde fashions designed by Dawid Woliński, Magdalena Frąckowiak, Maciej Zień, Tomaotomo, UEG, Monika Błażusiak, Gosia Baczyńska, Krzysztof Stróżyna, Serafin Andrzejak, Katarzyna Konieczka, Lidia Kalita, Mariusz Przybylski, La Mania, Pajonk. Accessories by Chanel, Christian Louboutin, Fendi and Manolo Blahnik.

The background sets, created inside the embassy, were designed by Anna Szczęsna and Ula Wasielewska of WITALIS.

above: The images were photographed inside the Embassy

The video of the shoot below was shot by Michal Grzywacz. Skin care by Dr. Irina Eris also appears in the video, as she is one of the sponsors.

The 2014 Calendar For The Polish Embassy of Paris /Calendrier de l’Ambassade de Pologne à Paris 2014. (The images between the calendar pages are screen grabs I took from the video):

Creative Credits:
Piotr Stokłosa - photography
Agnieszka Ścibior - stylist
Daria Ślusarczyk (Dariia Day) - make-upe / B Agency
Magdalena Tucholska - hair
Anna Szczęsna et Ula Wasielewska - set design / Witalis
Patrycja Gardygajło - model / D’vision
Michał Grzywacz - director
Karolina Limbach - assistant stylist
Magdalena Plowucha, Magdalena Ławniczak, Vincent Kronental - assistant photographers
Mateusz Niechoda - photo retouching

You can view the images for the 2013 Calendar, which was shot in black and white, here and the images for the 2012 Calendar can be viewed here

NFL Haute Couture Helmets by 48 Top Fashion Designers Up For Auction

Together with the NFL and CFDA, Bloomingdale's enlisted 48 top fashion designers ranging from John Varvatos to Diane von Furstenberg to create their own version of Haute Couture Football Helmets which are now being auctioned off with proceeds benefiting the NFL Foundation*.

The auction began January 15th and continues through February 4th. Bid on your favorites here

*The National Football League Foundation (NFL Foundation) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health and safety of sports, youth football and the communities in which we live. The NFL Foundation represents the 32 NFL clubs and supports the health and safety of athletes, youth football, and the communities which support our game.

20 Pairs Of Witty Socks Give You A Leg Up On Attitude.

20 new wickedly fun pairs of cotton blended socks say what you probably can't. Sarcastic and mostly bitter, the colored socks come in designs broken into 4 different general styles, with 5 styles in each category. Retro illustrated socks featuring people with fun sayings, bright colors with graphics and fun sayings, plaid floral socks with the sayings on a hang tag, and socks that mix tools and construction items with flowers and fun sayings.

All 20 styles shown below:

Fuck This Shit:

Don't Change:

Sock Whore:

Three Days of Cramps Makes Me a Total Badass:

You're Not The Boss Of Me:

Carpe The Fuck Out Of This Diem:

I Have Mood Swings:

Love Is Being Stupid Together:

Men Ruin Stuff:

It's My Parents Fault:

They Don't Want You To, But I Say Do It:

You're Not Obsessive,You're Compulsively Awesome:

Screwing Up Is Part Of The Program:

Kick This Day In Its Sunshiny Ass:

Your Ass is Grass:

Pretty Hammered:

Perfectly Screwy:

Easy To Squeeze:

A Little Mixed Up:

Bright and Beautiful:

The socks are a combination of cotton, nylon and spandex for both comfort and to hold their shape. They come in Women's shoe size 5-10.

In addition, 1% of the sale of these socks supports the humanitarian work of Doctors Without Borders

Only $9.99 a pair, they make great gifts. Shop for them here at Blue Q

Please donate

C'mon people, it's only a dollar.