Out of all the movies out there, “Tron” definitely wasn’t on our radar as a potential style influencer. But apparently, designers have been finding inspiration in the sci-fi flick, which just goes to show you that fashion is as unpredictable as ever. The latest: Opening Ceremony’s “Tron Legacy” line, which features bulky and structured pieces in blinding neon colors. (And of course, it comes with Opening Ceremony prices, so it’s not cheap.) The designs are pretty kooky, and yet … there is something vaguely edgy-minimalist about them that we’re kind of liking. What about you—would you wear Opening Ceremony’s “Tron” collection? [Opening Ceremony] Keep reading »
While Google was feting its new shopping website (Boutiques.com) with acrobats and celebs like Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Tumblr was playing host to a fashion launch. “Of a Kind” is the first e-commerce-type site of its kind to use the blogging service as their online platform. A sort of blog-cum-shop, the store rotates features on new and up-and-coming designers, both selling their wares and promoting them through blogging, or “storytelling” as they put it. For fashion-inclined Tumblr users, this lets them automatically see updates in their feed, which is a great way to put products on an audience’s radar.
It seems that increasingly the tech community is becoming fashion- and e-commerce-oriented. Think we can expect this wave of style technology innovations to continue? [Of a Kind] Keep reading »
Imagine for a moment the following scenario: you are at a party with Karl Lagerfeld. (Like we said, imagine.) And sometime along the course of the evening you find a vintage Chanel diamond brooch on the floor that belongs to Mr. Lagerfeld. Would you turn it in? Or keep the goody as your own little souvenir? When this happened to Karl at a CFDA party, a photographer apparently found it and returned it.
Sheesh, you could at least ask for a reward. [Fashionologie] Keep reading »
After seeing this video, you might think twice the next time you refer to something in your closet as “fancy.” Because compared to this “fluid dress,” your clothes are not fancy. Not even in the slightest. Behold this creation which pumps black light fluid through tubes in automated patters so that it creates moving patterns or looks like it’s filling up or draining. We suppose the only caveat is that you have to carry around that machine with you, too. Whatever—a girl’s gotta accessorize, right? [Gawker TV
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I’m proud to call myself a feminist. I also love jewelry. And while we should be wary of commodifying political movements, I think it’s always valuable to increase feminism’s visibility. If I get to wear a cute necklace in the process, so be it. After the jump, some clothing and accessories that let you wear your feminist feelings on your sleeve–quite literally. [Feminist Fist Necklace, $10, Etsy] Keep reading »
As the weather cools, all we can think about is bundling up in super cute layers and big cozy sweaters. These slipper socks are fun enough for daytime paired with leggings and boots or under Wellies when it’s gross out, and snugly enough to wear in the evening curled up on the couch with some hot chocolate. We love the detailed Fair Isle pattern, and the fluffy pom-poms put these over the top for sweetness.