Tagged With fashion

5

Despite the added functionality that manufacturers keep trying to cram inside them, watches have always been, and will always be, a fashion accessory first. And that's why we're lusting over this new concept E Ink watch from Sony that can instantly change its design, but is also thinner than a credit card.

1

Be it for comedy, as an impromptu safety helmet or to stop government spy satellites from monitoring your thoughts, we've all worn a strainer on our heads at one time or another. But a strainer can be a genuine fashion accessory when it's designed to look exactly like a fancy bowler hat.

0

Featuring sneakers in movies is a fun way to blend fiction and reality and adds another layer of geekery to any film (what are those?). But the best movie sneakers either give them a personality of their own, like the Nike Mags in Back to the Future or the Reebok Alien Stompers in Aliens. Or they're just damn cool like the Space Jam Jordan XIs in Space Jam.

2

Ever wanted to wear a foot brace, but didn't have an injury to justify it? Well you're in luck. On Thursday, Teva and Ugg released a collaboration of fur-lined sandals that bear an eerie resemblance to a foot brace. It's the perfect shoe for those who love cold toes in the winter or sweaty feet in the summer.

0

Game of Thrones isn't just a pricey show because of all those CGI dragons, British actors and exotic locales. It also has some of the most thoughtful creatives building props, sets, and costumes. Especially costumes. Mild spoiler warning.

0

Over the past few months, five fashion schools have been working with the European Space Agency to find out what happens when space-age technologies and materials collide with couture design. The results, shown here, were unveiled at the London Science Museum this week.

1

Video:: From Carson Nicely, this fun peek inside a factory that makes jeans shows the creative methods a manufacturer uses to create a pair of distressed denim. They spray paint colour on them, mark up some fake whiskers on the front of the pants, tumble the jeans with a bunch of rocks and basically mutilate the hell out of a brand new pair of jeans in order to create a worn in look.

7

The lifecycle of a new gadget is relatively predictable: When it's brand new, only early adopters are interested. Once the technology matures, everybody buys one. But smartwatches still haven't caught on with most people — and that's because no one has made a smartwatch that's worth its cost.

2

Today I discovered that a site called "Film Jackets" exists and yes, it sells replica jackets from movies. If you're wondering how long it'd take such an outlet to have Finn's sweet piece of leather available for sale, the answer is "now". Or "immediately". I'm getting my tenses confused — you can buy it today.