Fashion & Design (176)
Calvin Klein have recently launched Body Collection, a range of body-sculpting jeans. The range claims to lift and shape the posterior and slim the thighs to ensure a “perfectly contoured fit”.
Why it matters
These jeans pander to society’s obsession with the body and looking good. This is an example of how the shaping element usually associated with undergarments is being applied to other types of clothing. Will designer fashion need to begin adding something beyond aesthetics? Will enhancement become a common selling point?
Source: London Lite
16. September 2009
Osisu takes discarded plywood, bottle caps and juice cartons and fashions them into contemporary furnishings. The company relies on waste from construction sites, lumberyards, factories and junkyards for materials. Given the constantly changing nature of the raw materials, no more than 20 pieces can be made for each design.
Russian fashion fans were treated to a show by French designer Jean Paul Gaultier when he came to Moscow and presented his designs at a train station. The Kazansky station was chosen due to its ornate decor to complement the intricate details of Jean Paul Gaultier’s collection.