Object: Belt Designer: Fasten Seat Belts URL: http://www.fastenseatbelts.com Category: Fashion Price: $100 Lust Factor: Tepid Description: This idea sort of whacks you over the head with its cleverness. The designers have taken the airplane seat belt and repurposed it for fashion. I think this product will be a winner simply because the iconic value of […]
Object: Winter 2006 Collection Designer: Etikette URL: http://www.etikette-berlin.de/ Category: Fashion Price: $100-250 Lust Factor: Warm Description: I like this collection because it is about slight augmentations to clasic pieces using earthy colors. There are lots of browns, tans, and the like on the pants, hoodies, and jackets offered. The outstanding feature to the designs for […]
Object: Pumpin’ Designer: Betty Bund URL: http://www.bettybund.com Category: Fashion Price: $100-250 Lust Factor: Warm Description: Pumpin’ is a trend in Berlin, it seems. Fantastic cuffs on pants also seem to be a popular theme. This is good. I love pants that reveal themselves as something else with a touch of fabric under the cuff.
Object: Pumped Pants Designer: Hazelnut URL: http://www.hazel-nuts.com/ Category: Fashion Price: $100-250 Lust Factor: Hot Description: Pumped Pants are unlike any pants I’ve seen. They are a touch of jadpur with a cuffed ankle. I think this is the perfect high-fashion cycling pant.
Object: Ring Designer: Tobias Wong URL: http://www.brokenoff.com/tobias.html Category: Fashion Price: $500-5,000 depending upon material Lust Factor: Warm Description: Tobias Wong has created a deeply personal and poetic ring where the diamond is encased on the inside of the ring rather than on top of the ring. The diamond contacts the skin, and only the wearer […]
Object: Double Buckle Handbag Designer: Fendi URL: www.eluxury.com Category: Fashion Price: $1,580 Lust Factor: Hot Description: This Sunday, the New York Times Style section had no less than 25 pictures of women carrying these bags on the streets of Manhattan this past weekend. The object is extremely bold, and I definitely see the appeal. I’m […]
Object: Urban Cast-Away Ring Designer: Studio Dror URL: www.studiodror.com Category: Fashion Price: $360-460 Lust Factor: Warm Description: This design house has really pushed the boundaries of experimentation on this project. The rings are made in what I’m sure is a laborious process, whereby second hand fur is dipped in the raw clay used to make […]
Object: X-Ray Hand Mirror Designer: Helmut Newton URL: www.paulsmith.co.uk Category: Fashion Price: $50 Lust Factor: Warm Description: There’s not much to say about this particular product except that I really like handmirrors, and I really like X-rays. There is nothing particularly innovative about the mirror, but I wanted it the second I saw it so…
Object: brand-destroyer Designer: Nendo URL: http://www.nendo.jp Category: Fashion Price: $? Lust Factor: Hot Description: This project was for Vogue Nippon. The challenge was to modify a luxury brand handbag into the designer’s own creation. Nendo’s concept was to mask the brand’s essence in such a way to make the owner curious as to what’s behind […]
Object: Mathilda LED Pendant Manufacturer: XEO URL: http://www.xeo-berlin.de Category: Fashion Price: $250-500 Lust Factor: Warm Description: XEO has created a bold line of LED Jewelry and belt buckles that are meant to impress. I chose my favorite piece to show: the Mathilda Pendant. Quite honestly, it’s a bit bulky, and judging by the pictures on […]