Thursday, September 29

Tag: Fashion

Sabrina Carpenter Goes Bold in Cutout Dress at MTV VMAs
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Sabrina Carpenter Goes Bold in Cutout Dress at MTV VMAs

Sabrina Carpenter looked amazing on the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet in a daring cutout gown.The singer wore a floor-length Moschino dress covered with colorful sequin flowers. The groovy feel of the dress was amplified by her dark eye makeup, black headband and wavy bangs.NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 28: Sabrina Carpenter attends the 2022 MTV VMAs at Prudential Center on August 28, 2022 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Arturo Holmes/FilmMagic)Arturo Holmes/Getty ImagesBut one of the boldest parts of the dress were the symmetrical cutouts on both hips, along with a teardrop-shaped cutout at her sternum. Carpenter is not nominated tonight, but she certainly made an impact with her red carpet look.While on the VMAs red carpet, Carpenter was asked who she was most looking forward to seein...
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Custom Initial D x Nike Dunk Sneakers Are Simply Beautiful

While the Dunk craze is surely reaching its saturation point—I was in Sydney earlier this week and it felt like 40% of kids were rocking Pandas—there’s always room for innovation and amazing design work on the decades-old shoe. It just doesn’t always have to come from Nike itself.Singapore’s Ng Poh Hian, aka Bob, is one of the world’s best sneaker customisers, taking official shoes and cutting them up, changing their colourways, and adding details to create his own sought-after releases.His label, No-Brainer*, has been dressing up (and dressing down) sneakers like the Air Force 1, Dunks, Blazers, Converse All-Stars and Vans sk8 (just to name a few) for years, but it’s his latest effort, a pair of Dunks based on the manga/anime series Initial D, that I want to look at today.Based entirely o...
Fungus fashion: Mushrooms used as an alternative to animal leather
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Fungus fashion: Mushrooms used as an alternative to animal leather

Out west, where cattle ranches have long held sway, cowhide leather may be losing its luster. "You can't grow a cow to spec," said MycoWorks co-founder Sophia Wang. "Cows just do what they do. So, that is what's remarkable about a natural material that you can grow to form."This material, an alternative to animal-hide leather, is made from mushrooms, under the watchful eyes of Bay Area technicians. The all-natural, plant-based alternative has none of the environmental or cruelty concerns that can come with animal skins. Bolt Threads is one of a handful of companies engineering mushroom leather through mycelium, the underground network of fibers that is the basis of mushrooms. By partnering with such firms as Lululemon, Stella McCartney and Adidas...