Radical Self-Reliance: DIY leather cut out gloves

May 24, 2013 at 7:27 pm
Chanel leather cutout glove diy

Ok, only vaguely in the realm of steampunk but c’mon.  Tutorial is on All The Good Girls Go To Heaven.    

Shuffle: United Nude geometric prism shoe

March 22, 2013 at 9:56 pm

Apologies for the slow posting – not feeling well, new job, plus last few touches of the blog transfer AND uploading all previous posts to tumblr.  I have way too many hobbies.   But first.  THESE SHOES.  One good thing about the new job is the very justifiable excuse to get new/new-to-me clothes.  Haven’t worked in an office in >4 years, and even then, it was an office full of biologists (ie. we only had […]

Radical Self Reliance: Wearing a Square (Tomoko Nakamichi’s Pattern Magic 2)

February 15, 2013 at 2:22 pm
Pattern Magic- Wearing a Square by urbandon 1

Inspired by Lisa Shahno’s work earlier this week, I remembered that there are some batty geometrically flavoured patterns in the Pattern Magic series by Tomoko Nakamichi.  The Wearing a Square pattern is one of the more wearable items in the books as well as one of the simplest.  It can be made from a variety of fabrics including stiffer material making it look more like a business jacket, drapey jersey, and atypical metallic blends. The […]

Fast Forward: Gareth Pugh AW 2008

January 8, 2013 at 2:52 am

[Ed. note – i’m sick so not much commentary this week.  Sorry ] “Sometime during the genesis of this collection, the Wizard of Oz bumped into Predator” (style.com) Holy shit Style.com, I can’t think of a more appropriate stylistic description.  Well played. [Another ed. note.  Not so well played style.com, you have the worst photos of this collection online.  You might as well have your editor just write prose than use this photographer.]     […]