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The Kaleidoscopic Visions of Marit Fujiwara
07.20.2009
01:40 pm
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Meet Marit Fujiwara, a textile design graduate of the Chelsea College of Art and Design. Marit’s work is simply stunning. In the past few years - especially with the economy tanking - I haven’t given fashion much thought (I’m a former Los Angeles based stylist).  But her work is so inspired and creative that I really wanted to share it with you.  Marit says:

To create a sculptural fabric, I am experimenting with the printing technique of marbling,in combination with embroidery,bonding and pleating. Applying these fabrics into fashion creates unusual and intricate fashion garments.
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Marit Fujiwara

 

Posted by Tara McGinley
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07.20.2009
01:40 pm
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Paper dress made from phone book
07.15.2009
02:04 pm
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Three cheers to Jolis Paons for designing this absolutely beautiful and clever paper dress. Jolis says:

For my Creative Processes class I designed and made this paper dress purely out of phone book paper! I pleated, stuck, sewed, and glued everything by hand.

Thanks to David for assistance/singing alongness.

Paper dress by Jolis Paons

Posted by Tara McGinley
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07.15.2009
02:04 pm
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Cliff Muskiet’s World of Stewardess Uniforms
07.14.2009
04:46 pm
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Here’s a fantastic website dedicated to the most awesome collection of stewardess uniforms ever.  Website owner, Cliff Muskiet says:

Ever since my early childhood, I have been interested and fascinated by the world of aviation. I used to collect everything that wore an airline name or logo, such as posters, postcards, stickers, timetables, safety cards and airplane models.

Sometime in 1980 I was given my first uniform by one of my mother’s friends. I was so excited and I wanted to have more uniforms. In 1982 I heard that two charter airlines were introducing new uniforms. I wasted no time, I called these airlines and as a result I was invited to pick up a set of old uniforms. Between 1982 and 1993 I didn’t do much to obtain any more uniforms, something I really regret now as I could have had many many more! Most of my uniforms were obtained between 1993 and today. At the moment my collection contains more than 800 different uniforms from various airlines worldwide.

www.uniformfreak.com

Posted by Tara McGinley
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07.14.2009
04:46 pm
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