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
Italian fashion brand Puella has used Flickr to find up-and-coming photographers and aspiring models to create looks for its website and catalogue from its latest collection.
Shelley Jackson, a New York-based author, is using ink but no paper to print her second book. She’s written a 2,095-word story titled “Skin,” where each word of the story is tattooed on willing volunteers around the world.