Intimacy, the dress that reveals all…

intimacy dress

Intimacy is a fashion project by Dutch design team Studio Roosegaarde made out of material that becomes transparent based on personal interaction. It consists of a set of dresses. The latest set of dresses being Intimacy 2.0, interactive dresses composed of leather and special material that become transparent.

Intimacy 2.0 dress

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Cheap Dutch retailer goes undercover at Amsterdam International Fashion Week

zeeman fashion show

Two weeks ago Dutch retailer Zeeman stunned many fashion gurus by going undercover at Amsterdam International Fashion Week.

They created a fake brand called ‘Frank’ and put on a show at the fashion week. Before fashion week even started they already ‘teased’ everyone in the industry about this new and exciting brand. They basically did everything they could do to create rumor around the brand.

Before the show and during the show everyone was excited, so imagine the look on their faces when at the end of the show the cheap retailers yellow and blue logo ‘Zeeman’ was shown on the big screen!

zeeman amsterdam fashion week 2011

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Mobile Phone Dress. A Little black dress and mobile phone all-in-one

mobile phone dress, cellphone dress

London-based fashion company CuteCircuit has designed the M-Dress (Mobile Phone Dress), a little black dress that doubles as a mobile phone and lets wearers make and receive calls.

m-dress, mobile phone dress, cellphone dressAll they have to do is slip their sim card under the label and they’re set to make calls. The dress is rigged up with gesture recognition software which allows users to pick up a call by raising their hand to their ear. When finished with the phone call users can just drop their hand down again and the call will end.

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Backtacular: A fashionable way to cover your butt crack

Backtacular

BacktacularYes, your butt crack… With jeans getting lower and lower these days, more and more butt cracks are showing. A company called Kimberlily has launched a ranged of bejewelled patches which are specially designed to be worn at the rear of low-riding jeans.

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LED Jacket: LED fashion for men

led jackets

After writing about LED eyelashes and an LED dress I’ve now found some LED fashion for men! Designer Waldemeyer has designed a new set of costumes for the alternative rock band OK Go. They needed new costumes for their latest performance and Waldemeyer decided to stitch thousands of LED lights into their jackets making them into a moving light show.

Need to light up a room? Put on this dress with 24,000 LED lights!

I actually came across this dress a while back and it made me go tjongolongo immediately, but I never got around to write about it till now. The Galaxy Dress, as it’s called, contains 24,000 LED lights and 4,000 Swarovski crystals which have been embroidered on the dress. The makers of the dress, CuteCircuit, say … Read moreNeed to light up a room? Put on this dress with 24,000 LED lights!

Happiness Hat – The hat that can make you smile, or else…

hapiness hat

Yes, they actually created a hat that can make you smile. How does it work? If you don’t smile, you get stabbed in the back of your head, tjongolongo… Okay, I may be exaggerating a bit, but still, it’s a hat that pokes you in the back of your head when you stop smiling. Or as it’s described on the site of the maker, Lauren Mccarthy: “A wearable conditioning device that detects if you’re smiling and provides pain feedback if you’re not. Frowning creates intense pain but a full smile leaves you pain free!”