Nick Knight discusses fashion film and the founding principles of SHOWstudio. SHOWstudio is an award-winning fashion website, founded and directed by Nick Knight, that has consistently pushed the boundaries of communicating fashion online. Established in November 2000, SHOWstudio's innovative and ground-breaking projects have defined the manner in which fashion is presented via the Internet. Working with the latest technology SHOWstudio broadcasts live from catwalk shows and fashion shoots, allowing an international audience instant and unparalleled access to the previously closed world of high fashion. SHOWstudio collaborates with some of the most influential and acclaimed figures of contemporary fashion, including John Galliano, Kate Moss, Rick Owens, Comme des Garçons and Alexander McQueen. Constantly changing, consistently innovating, SHOWstudio delivers fashion, live, as it happens.
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While most of us might remember those trusty nylon backpacks from our grade school days, knapsack style has come a long way since then. Leave it to Japan’s savviest fashionistas to start a new backpack trend that will have you wishing for homework and hall passes. Originally worn by Japanese elementary school students, the structured and famously durable “Randoseru bag” has inspired tons of fashionable spinoffs. Scroll on for some stylish and chic Randoseru-inspired backpacks that you’re bound to fall in love with. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. What did you think about the Randoseru backpack? As a fashion writer and official blogger at ELLE Japan, Yuka is always on the hunt for awe-inspiring stories, ideas and products from all over the world.
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הנה פיתוח מעניין, פשוט, יצירתי, אקולוגי ומעורר מחשבות רבות על כיצד טכנולוגיה פשוטה ומעט מעוף יכולים לייצר פתרונות מעניינים לתחליפים של חומרים אותם נוהגים לנצל מעולם החי, כמו למשל תעשיית העור. סטודיו Tjeerd Veenhoven הוא סטודיו לעיצוב מוצר הולנדי שהתחביב שלו היא המצאת חומרים וטכניקות ייצור. בעיניהם, להיות מעצב זה הרבה מעבר לביטוי של אסתטיקה או המצאת טרנד, זהו כמעט אקטיביזם! עיצוב שנועד לשנות את העולם, גם אם רק בקצת. הסטודיו מתנסה בחומרים וטכניקות של מלאכות מכל רחבי העולם, בדגש על פיתוח מוצרים חדשים למטרת חיזוק כלכלה מקומית, מודעות אקולוגי וחשיבה עיצובית. החידוש האחרון שלהם נקרא Palmleather (עור דקלים) ומדובר בעיבוד פשוט יחסית של עלי דקל יבשים שאותם הופכים אותם לעור טבעוני רך וגמיש. פרויקט זה נעשה באזורים הכפריים של דרום הודו (שם העצים גם נפוצים מאוד) בשיתוף פעולה עם כמה מהיזמים החברתיים המבריקים ביותר של הודו. פרויקט Palmleather זכה בפרס תחרות העיצוב הירוק היוקרתי 2012. עור דקלים הוא חידוש מהותי ופורץ דרך. עצי דקל גדלים בכל מקום ברחבי העולם. לאחר חודשים של חקירה מצאו ספק בהודו, טמיל נאדו.
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Last night at the Ace Hotel in New York to a crowd of uber-cool fashonistas and paparazzi we revealed the 3D printed gown designed by Michael Schmidt and Francis Bitonti modeled by queen of burlesque Dita Von Teese. The fully articulated gown based on the Fibonacci sequence was designed by Michael Schmidt and 3D modeled by architect Francis Bitonti to be 3D printed in Nylon by Shapeways. The gown was assembled from 17 pieces, dyed black, lacquered and adorned with over 13,000 Swarovski crystals to create a sensual flowing form. Thousands of unique components were 3D printed in a flowing mesh designed exactly to fit Dita’s body. This represents the possibility to 3D print complex, customized fabric like garments designed exactly to meet a specific person or need. As we see the material properties of 3D printing mature to produce more fine, flexible materials we will see more and more forays into fashion such as this. Thanks to the Ace Hotel and Albert Sanchez for images.
Revealing Dita Von Teese in a Fully Articulated 3D Printed Gown
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Sustainability in the Fashion Industry - Supply Chains Effect on the Environment
As one of the biggest players in the global economy, the fashion industry has a responsibility to help protect the environment. We’re commemorating this Earth Week by asking some tough questions about our impact on the planet and what we can do about it. We’ll also be profiling people and companies who are instigating change. We’re calling the series “,” and to kick things off, Maya Singer takes a look at the harsh realities of the fashion supply chain. I used to have nightmares about plastic. Back in 2008, I spent New Year’s Day immersed in The World Without Us, Alan Weisman’s thought experiment about what would happen to Earth if the human race was suddenly raptured off the face of it. The World Without Us is one of the seminal texts of my life. “Supply chain.” In the era of hypercapitalism, the typical fashion supply chain is vast and Rube Goldberg-esque. See what I mean about a machine? So I’m going to try to make this interesting. The impacts of the fashion supply chain are vast.
Can tech give the fashion industry a sustainability makeover? - live chat | Guardian Sustainable Business
Technology is revolutionising the way we use and relate to clothes. Last year, Google and Levi’s announced they were partnering on Project Jacquard to develop a fabric that can send commands to your smartphone via gestures like tapping or swiping. Ralph Lauren already offers a t shirt for a cool $295 (£210) that sends workout data to an iPhone, and Lady Gaga has brought 3D printing to the red carpet. But beyond the super hi-tech, others are working on merging technology and fashion to address environmental concerns. Behind the catwalk supermodels and glossy magazine covers lies a seriously resource-intensive industry with heavy impacts. The fashion industry has been linked to pollution of streams and rivers with hazardous chemicals leaked from factories and is a contributor to bulging landfills. Some companies are already confronting these problems. Other companies are turning their attention to advancing eco-friendly dye technology. Join the discussion Panel Leave a question now
Fashion has always blurred the male and female gender divide, but recent seasons have seen a rise in genderless collections. Is this just a passing trend or is there a shift taking place as awareness and acceptance of non-binary gender goes mainstream? Ungendered by Zara In March, Zara joined the conversation with Ungendered, a subsection of its TRF range available online and in 29 UK stores. “At one end [of the genderless trend], you have clothes that are uniform and neutral enough to look quite normal on either sex. Independent Manchester store Hervia has also seen a rise in interest in genderless product. Female shoppers might be used to “borrowed from the boys” shirts or “boyfriend-fit” jeans, but will male shoppers be as drawn to these offerings?
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(L-R) Raf Simons Menswear Spring/Summer 2014, Gucci Menswear Autumn/Winter 2015, J.W Anderson Menswear Spring/Summer 2014 | Source: Indigital LONDON, United Kingdom — Alessandro Michele’s womenswear debut for Gucci was, by far, the most anticipated show of Milan Fashion Week. How would Michele attempt to re-reinvigorate Kering’s ailing cash cow, after chief executive François-Henri Pinault said in December that the brand needed a fresh point of view and more daring shows? The answer: bookish, pussy-bow wearing boys and girls, sharing both the runway and the same tailoring, shoulder-length locks and cut-glass cheekbones. Indeed, the show eradicated the last vestiges of Gucci’s hyper-sexualized Tom Ford era, which had, at times, chimed within Frida Giannini’s vision for the brand. Instead, Michele’s outing was a celebration of an aesthetic that transcended gender differences. But will genderless work at retail? Perhaps not. “For decades, we've carried interesting clothes. “It’s the future.
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