Rewind: Geek Boutique

March 25, 2013 at 6:37 pm
Geek Boutique ad 3

  In action: 1996 – 2005??? Designers: Jen Lindup, Scott Ciniello, Romana Knezevic HQ: Toronto Related companies: Ghetto Blaster, OK47, Geek Boutique Records   Geek Boutique was and still is hands down my favourite clothing company.  Being an amazonian at 5’1.5″, finding pants that fit, were flattering, and comfortable was a challenge (not to mention trying to fit my boobs).  GB was so uniquely consistent in the fit of their clothing, I could by anything and know […]

Fast Forward: Sandra Backlund

February 4, 2013 at 9:02 pm
Sandra Backlund 18 cc

Following last weeks 3D printed dresses, Sandra Backlund similarly creates 3D textiles using knitting techniques.  Pretty much, it looks like HR Giger did a bunch of K and picked up a pair of knitting needles.  No freaking clue how on earth she made these.  Unreal.  Check out her website for more.

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 […]