Radical Self-Reliance: High-collar coat

April 30, 2013 at 10:49 pm
Burda high collar coat pattern

    Another good one (at least potentially good) pattern from Burda Style.

Radical Self-Reliance: Crossover Coat – BurdaStyle.com

March 12, 2013 at 9:23 pm

  Coat pattern along the same lines as yesterdays feature on Vivienne Tam. Crossover Coat 09/2010 #120 – Sewing Patterns | BurdaStyle.com.

Radical Self-Reliance: Mustard Hoodie by Small Things

February 19, 2013 at 9:51 pm
Mustard Hoodie onlythesmall

This is a sweet-ass companion to this weeks earlier post on hoodies/zip ups.  Thanks to Small Things for the writeup on how she made it.  Recommended for a somewhat seasoned diy-er or beginner with balls. Small Things: Mustard Hoodie: The “Pattern”  

Radical Self-Reliance: Rick Owens Cowl Vest

January 16, 2013 at 9:44 pm
PS I made this DIY Rick Owens cowl vest

Today’s DIY courtesy of P.S. I made this.  I’ve gotten a lot of project ideas from them over the years.  Def great for beginner DIYers. This vest was inspired by a Rick Owens vest (I assume the one on the model in the picture).  Gareth Pugh used to work for Rick Owens and Owens later became his mentor/sponsor.  You can see similar structures in GPs Spring/Summer 2012 collection.  You can Please visit the blog for […]

Radical Self Reliance: Ilaniowear Patterns

January 9, 2013 at 4:50 am
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Confession: I used to hate fun fur.  Haaaaaaaaaate it.  Sometime at BM 2008 I put on someones fur coat and ate my words HARD.  Yes, it’s gawdy, but it feel so fucking awesome after a night of partying.  And doubles as a blanket.  Fashion, good taste, age-appropriateness, and personal grooming standards are not and should not be socially expected at Burning Man (NOT the case at your local EDM massive). Or at least they operate […]