Tool manufacturer Fiskars releases debut streetwear collection

Finnish heritage tool manufacturer Fiskars is making its first foray into fashion with a collection of “modern garden-wear staples”. The 11-piece clothing line was designed by Aalto University graduate Maria Korkeila and presented as part of the Pitti Uomo menswear collections in Florence this month. It features multi-functional, unisex fashion and accessories, including a jacket […]

Carlings releases “world’s first augmented-reality T-shirt”

Wearers can update their clothing with new political messaging each day, with the augmented-reality The Last Statement T-shirt from Swedish retailer Carlings. Developed for the brand by creative agency Virtue, the T-shirt is nearly blank to the naked eye. Viewed through a phone, however, it sports a bold, animated design that comments on a political topic of […]

Adaptive clothing with graphic prints designed to ease Parkinson’s disease

The striped patterns on Monika Dugar’s Reset clothing collection are not just for aesthetic impact — they’re meant to aid mobility in people with Parkinson’s disease by “resetting” the brain. A recent graduate of the London College of Fashion, Dugar was inspired to design the collection for her final-year project after her father was diagnosed […]

Operio collection by Dead Lotus Couture aims to put latex “in every wardrobe”

London fashion label Dead Lotus Couture has launched a new collection of retro womenswear made of natural latex and fake fur. The Operio collection is “inspired by cult cinema, decadent disco and menacing monsters,” according to the label. Named after the Latin word for “to conceal”, the collection features 12 made-to-measure outfits influenced by 1970s […]

Virgil Abloh creates streetwear collection for the Musée du Louvre

Prolific fashion designer Virgil Abloh has created a capsule collection in collaboration with Paris’s Musée du Louvre that includes tee-shirts and hoodies decorated with paintings by Leonardo da Vinci. The collection produced by Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh was created to mark the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. Abloh, who is the artistic director […]

Craig Green’s oversized Moncler puffer suit can be rolled up like a sleeping bag

Menswear designer Craig Green‘s latest contribution to the Moncler Genius project are voluminous puffer ensembles that can be deflated for travelling. This marks Green‘s third collection released as part of the Moncler Genius initiative, in which a cast of different designers share their take on the “Moncler identity”, including the brand’s hallmark down jackets. The […]

Vollebak designs jacket that lets the wearer sleep in space

Experimental clothing brand Vollebak‘s Deep Sleep Cocoon jacket is designed to allow people to sleep anywhere, including in space. The Deep Sleep Cocoon jacket has been designed by Vollebak so that people wearing it can sleep in the most difficult conditions. It was created specifically for space where sleeping can be difficult due to noise […]

Harry Nuriev stuffs vinyl sofa with old Balenciaga clothing

Crosby Studios’ founder Harry Nuriev has teamed up with Balenciaga to create a transparent vinyl couch filled with worn and discarded clothing from the French fashion brand. Architect and designer Nuriev and Balenciaga unveiled the oblong couch at this year’s Design Miami 2019. It is intended to promote “environmentally conscious design” by converting worn or disposed garments […]

Tuo Lei designs DIY streetwear from festival tents to be kept as souvenirs

ÉCAL graduate Tuo Lei has created a fashion collection from abandoned festival tents, based on simplified patterns that can be replicated at home with just basic sewing skills and the accompanying instructions. The P+365 project turns the tents collected from a given festival into a series of raincoats, caps, bags and bucket hats, with the aim […]

Lunya styles Manhattan store like a “glitzy, upscale New York apartment”

Los Angeles clothing brand Lunya has created its New York store with vintage and contemporary finds to decorate zones as if they were a dining room, bedroom and living area. Ashley Merrill, who founded the women’s sleepwear brand in 2014, has designed the New York City shop to be like a local apartment filled with […]

Sun Lee reworks traditional Korean craft into clothes made from paper

South Korean designer Sun Lee has created a six-piece collection of clothing from traditional Korean paper which has been cut, torn and rolled by hand. Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Lee developed the fashion collection, called Consumption of Heritage, after seeing the amount of clothes waste thrown away at the end of every season. “This collection is based on […]

Charlotte McCurdy creates “carbon-negative” raincoat from algae bioplastic

New York designer Charlotte McCurdy has fashioned a water-resistant jacket from a plastic made of algae, which captures existing CO2 from the atmosphere. The garment is made from a bioplastic material McCurdy developed that consists entirely of biopolymers derived from algae. “The jacket is carbon-negative because it is made of marine macro-algae that expands our […]

Bodice clothes are for the women “challenging conventions” in Indian society

Fashion designer Ruchika Sachdeva’s label Bodice is developing a “new language of modernity” for women in India who want a minimalist alternative to traditional garments or designer formalwear. Sachdeva set up Bodice after studying in the UK at the London College of Fashion, and undertaking internships with designers such as Vivienne Westwood and Giles Deacon. […]

COS unveils fashion collection based on Bauhaus design principles

Fashion brand COS has created a 13-piece collection of clothing and accessories commemorating the Bauhaus movement and its affiliated artists and architects. The release celebrates a century since the design school’s founding in Weimar and exemplifies its enduring impact on creative disciplines today, as explored in Dezeen’s Bauhaus 100 series. Six menswear and six womenswear items as […]

Re:newcell prepares to launch “world’s first clothes made from circular cotton”

Swedish company Re:newcell is aiming to disrupt the fashion industry and save natural resources by creating garments from Circulose – a new material made from recycled cotton clothes. Circulose was developed in response to the issue of waste generated by the fashion industry, which sees the vast majority of unwanted or worn out garments end […]

Six fashion brands making the industry more sustainable

Consumers are waking up to the disastrous impact fast fashion has on the environment. Here are six clothing companies that are challenging it with radical approaches to sustainable fashion. Textile production releases 1.2 billion tonnes a year of carbon dioxide equivalent, making it a bigger contributor to greenhouse gases than international flights and overseas shipping […]

Vollebak’s Black Squid Jacket reflects lights from more than two billion glass spheres

Experimental clothing brand Vollebak has created a colour-shifting jacket, which uses embedded black glass spheres to emulate the camouflage qualities of a squid. The surface of the Black Squid Jacket is made from a resin-coated polyester embedded with more than two billion glass spheres. Each square centimetre of the jacket is covered with around 40,000 […]

Chloe Baines makes fashion collection from tents left behind at festivals

London College of Fashion graduate Chloe Baines has designed a collection of clothing and jewellery from the upcycled tents and metal pegs left after music festivals. The collection, called In Tents: The After Party, was designed in collaboration with Central Saint Martins graduate Belle Smith, who made matching earrings and rings from the tent pegs. […]

Karoline Vitto’s garments accentuate the fat rolls women are told to hide

This collection of cloth and metal-wire garments by Brazilian fashion designer Karoline Vitto finds beauty in the bulges of flesh that women are encouraged to cover up. Designed as part of her masters degree at London’s Royal College of Art, Vitto’s The Body as Material collection features seven garments that accentuate the rolls and curves […]

Lab-grown spider silk used for Adidas x Stella McCartney biodegradable dress

Adidas and Stella McCartney used vegan spider-style silk by Bolt Threads to create the Biofabric Tennis Dress, which can “fully biodegrade”. The Adidas x Stella McCartney Biofabric Tennis Dress is made using Microsilk, a bioengineered yarn made from yeast by Californian biotech startup Bolt Threads. The Microsilk fabric eventually breaks down back into the environment, […]

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