Orla Kiely is a well known Irish fashion designer based in London. Orla began her design career in hats, but has since moved on to handbags, and clothing and her familiar designs have been featured on kitchenware, cars and now wallpaper. The house of Orla Kiely has released their 2013 Spring-Summer collection with a Mad Men inspired video called “Darling”.
From the 22nd to the 24th of March this year, chocolate lovers and workers alike will descend on Zurich to attend Le Salon du Chocolat. Everyday there will be chocolate themed entertainment for everyone, from the fashion concious to children, to chefs and aspiring patisseries.
When Squidinc-1‘s friend had an XL dress shirt that no longer fit him properly, she decided to seize the opportunity to make herself a shirt dress. Using pieces from the shirt itself, some creative sewing and an iron, Squidinc-1 made this beautiful, crisp shirt dress for herself.
* The remake was an entry into the Project Runway /Rowenta Remake Challenge on Burda
If you have ever wanted to dress like your favourite Disney character, all you need for a little inspiration is one of the sets from Belle of the Ball on Polyvore. This particular set features a white fitted dress from Alexander McQueen, a Karl Donahue shearling coat, high heeled pumps from Pump Women and a rabbit felt hat from Marie Mercié.
* This and more sets of Disney character-inspired looks can be found on Polyvore
Boys & Arrows swimwear has just released a line of swimwear in beautiful colours and comfortable cuts. The line features fringed bandeau, triangle bikini tops in purple and emerald cut to flatter and support a wide range of shapes.
When Gaspard Tinè-Berès was studying in London, he found that the combination of bone chilling cold, high heating prices and stone floors turned his feet to icicles. So in a fit of genius, he decided to cut a spare piece of felt and sew the edges together with his shoelaces.
Tricia Messeroux, a kid, fashion and celebrity photographer has made children up to look like some of the stars that walked the Golden Globes Red Carpet on January 13th 2013. Some of the images are uncanny in that the children look so much like their adult celebrity counterparts.
Gearing up for that New Years party tonight? I hope you are ready to ring in the New Year with a bang, because I have some great news. If your hair isn’t cooperating and that hair style you planned for tonight just is not working, how about trying an Undone Bun!
Mimi & Taylor have a great tutorial on how to get the messy bun in just a couple of steps.
* Thanks Mimi & Taylor for helping us out with this really simple tutorial!
Constrvct is an on-line fashion design studio where you can custom design clothing using a 3D interface. It was created and coded by Mary Huang and Jenna Fizel, a pair otherwise known as Continuum Fashion.
Constrvct uses your images printed onto clothing to make completely unique fashion where you have total control over the final product.
* You can sign up and log in to the Contrvct web-page to get started on your own fashion line