Williams British Handmade Second Season

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Follow up on previous post: Excess Baggage. Sarah Williams’ breakout season for Williams British Handmade was a success.  WIlliams’ bespoke luggage pieces are handcrafted in traditional techniques; however, the shapes are completely wacky and wonderful!  The luggage concept stemmed from one … Continue reading

Warby Parker Eyewear

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Warby Parker eyewear is high quality, on-trend, and affordable. Prescription, polarized Optical eyewear cost $95 Non-Prescription, polarized Sunwear cost  $95 Prescription, polarized Sunwear costs $150 The company’s flagship store is in NYC and they have 9 showrooms throughout the US.   Unfortunately, there are currently … Continue reading

Knit Motorcycle: Purls Like a Kitten

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One of a kind hand knit motorcycle cozy in pink. Using an actual motorcycle, the artist Theresa (Trixie) Honeywell knits covers for each different part of the motorcycle to create an all over covering (or cozy) that turns the motorcycle into a … Continue reading

Steven Meisel for Louis Vuitton

All Aboard – Louis Vuitton’s fall 2012 campaign takes direction from the runway show with an image set onboard a train photographed by Steven Meisel. Models Mackenzie Drazan, Marie Piovesan, Franzsika Müller, Julia Nobis, Ros Georgiou, Marina Heiden and Elena Bartels wear the label’s turn of the century outerwear and oversize hats with Vuitton luggage.

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Super Sized Wool Pom Pom

The wooly mammoth of a pom pom was created by Eleanor Davies, 22.  Davies is a 2012 graduate of Goldsmiths, University of London finishing with a BA fine art.

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Davies artist statement:

‘A pompom is traditionally an adornment, or an accessory. It should bounce and dangle flirtatiously. The supersizing of this object disrupts these qualities – it becomes gross, heavy and vulgar. This draws attention to the absurdity and excessiveness of the endeavour, placing the frivolity of ornamentation in dialogue with notions of taste and excess’

guardian.co.uk, Thursday 7 June 2012 05.00 EDT
Graduate art in pictures: Glasgow and Goldsmiths