The Zen of fashion design... Spring 2013 collection was designed around the 5 elements of Chinese cosmology. The elements of metal, wood, water, fire and earth were represented in simple geometric shapes like fire triangles, circles of metal, the earth as a square (clearly pre-Columbus). The...

When did fashion designers become the sages of our time? Their wit and wisdom now dominate some of the most popular Tumblr accounts. Here are some of the best fashion designer quotes on the net: One of the funniest new Tumblr accounts is Kor's Metaphors. It takes screenshots from Project...

Just thought I would share some sneak peeks from fashion designers and their fashion illustrations for their upcoming runway shows. Top, we have Custo Barcelona. It looks for spring 2013, it will be a candy colored palette and of course, lots of texture! Then we have Don O'Neill's sketch of...

Industrial design and fashion design are incestuous in their muses. Sleek, fast cars like the new Chevy Malibu are inspired by the lifestyles of the drivers. Fashion designers inspired by the electric colors, hot metal and luxurious interiors of their favorite cars. One of my favorite...

Congratulations to Pratt's fashion design class of 2015. Last Thursday, designer The theme for this year was "Laboratory". You could see this interpreted in each of the student collections. There were exercises in fabric manipulations or treatments from designers like Giovanna Flores and...

For more information on how to enter, visit the Young Fashion Designer Competition's Facebook page. Australia: The BT Emerging Fashion Designer Awardis for designers who are ready to grow their label into an international brand. Winners will receive a $10 000 grant, the services of a...

Celebrate a night of indie fashion designers with the bonus of being able to save a child. A collective of artists and designers with The Set NYC have come together to host Fashion Night Out - Abolitionista Benefit. The event raises money for efforts to stop child sex trafficking in...

I'm not a football fan per se, but I was entranced by Perry's spectacular costume style courtesy of fashion designer Jeremy Scott. Her concert looks were not just a feat of style, but also logistics as each costume design had to fit inside another for quick changes during the...

Jean Ralph Thurin is another Parsons School of Fashion Design alumni putting out collections this season. He was always inspired by the classic couture houses like Dior and Chanel. His bridal collection reflects those silhouettes, ranging from trumpet and mermaid shapes to tiered ballgowns and...

I guess a mermaid strolling on land is bound to have a few mishaps. If Ariel from the Little Mermaid grew up today and had some attitude, she would probably think the Coney island parade was her personal fashion week. The Secret Society of Ex-Mermaids however is where she would shop. All...

 

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