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: Lisa Shahno – Squaring the Square 2009

February 12, 2013 at 9:11 pm
Lisa Shahno pink leather geometric dress

I have no idea how I came upon Russian designer Lisa Shahno, but I’m twitter-pated.  Like with Wipprecht she is able to create futuristic clothing that is aesthetically successful (ie. it looks good), interesting, unique, while maintaining a conceptually complicated theme throughout her collections.  These work as art installations, or you could see them on the streets of Harajuku, on Bjork or Florence Welch (maybe Ginnifer Goodwin if she’s feeling frisky), or at a more theatrical […]