Designer Decoded – Maia Bergman
Science / Spring Fashion

Designer Decoded – Maia Bergman

Designer Maia Bergman had a rather unique inspiration for her SS2013 collection last year. If you’ve played on Pinterest, no doubt you’ve come across this designer’s beautifully detailed beaded designs. Bergman gathered inspiration for the beadwork on her final school collection from none other than bacteria— bacteria in petri dishes to be exact. bac·te·ri·a Plural … Continue reading

The Human Sacrifice
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The Human Sacrifice

Christina Mikelis is a recent graduate of London College of Fashion. We thought it might be nice to feature her as precursor to the heart inspired designs from Alexander McQueen FW2014. Mikelis obviously used anatomy as inspiration for her sculptural bag designs. An anatomical skull and heart were in her most recent collection this past … Continue reading

Prada + Damien Hirst Collaboration
Fashion / Science

Prada + Damien Hirst Collaboration

en·to·mol·o·gy ˌentəˈmäləjē/ noun 1. the branch of zoology concerned with the study of insects. _______________________________________________________________________________________________ We have been fans of Damien Hirst for quite a while. The artist is known for collaborations. For example, a collaboration with The Row yielded the pill backpacks we featured in an article last fall. See that article HERE. The … Continue reading

Trend – Iridescence Part 1
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Trend – Iridescence Part 1

ir·i·des·cent /ˌɪrɪˈdɛsənt/ [ir-i-des-uhnt] adjective 1. displaying a play of lustrous colors like those of the rainbow. We aren’t going to bore you with the description of how iridescence works…we mostly want to inform those in the fashion community that there is a slight difference between iridescence and holograms. Iridescent items tend to be in more … Continue reading

Hologram//Part 1
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Hologram//Part 1

hol·o·gram /ˈhɒləˌgræm, ˈhoʊlə-/ [hol-uh-gram, hoh-luh-] noun Optics. a negative produced by exposing a high-resolution photographic plate, without camera or lens, near a subject illuminated by monochromatic, coherent radiation, as from a laser: when it is placed in a beam of coherent light a true three-dimensional image of the subject is formed. Now, if you really … Continue reading