Wearable art

carboard box gillie suit

Mar 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Wearable art

– a beautiful concept in urban camoflage using a suit made out of cardboard boxes.

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ooh, sparkly!

Oct 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Wearable art

No disco to go to? Become your own dance party! Not only does this costume feature the all important mirror ball, but it includes lights and music too. Find out out to build your own mirror ball costume on the indomitable instructables website

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just sit back and relax

Aug 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Wearable art

Are you tired of the dull life of the average sentient being? Have you ever wanted to sit back and ignore the problems of the world surfacing all around you? Have you ever wanted to be a couch? Of course you have. And now there’s an instructable that tells you how to achieve your life-long […]

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getting ahead

Aug 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Wearable art

Forget uncomfortable, artificial looking clown wigs – just cut your hair to suit your style.

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the rise and rise of Riitta Ikonen

Aug 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Wearable art

I’ve written before about Riitta Ikonen‘s beautifully evocative wearable art, so it was a blast to find an interview with her on we make money not art. To tempt you into following the link (which itself contains a wealth of pointers to more Ikonen goodness): My work is concerned with the performance of images, through […]

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wearable sport

Aug 15th, 2008 | By | Category: Wearable art

When you want to shoot a few hoops in the street there’s nothing like having a mate with a basket on their head. At $6.99 you could afford to kit out all your friends for a fenzy of street shooting mayhem. Thanks to zoomdoggle for this gem.

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don’t look at me with those anime eyes

Aug 15th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured articles, Wearable art

Spotted on zoomdoggle – although these slightly larger than normal eyes look like a bit of photoshop magic, they’re actually extra-wide contact lenses. These are made by a variety of companies including Geo and Dueba, and cost $US30-$50 per pair. Novelty lenses are nothing new, but I found this big eyed, not-quite human look (that’s […]

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ghillie suit(able?)

Jul 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Wearable art

I got a laugh today when I accidentally surfed into a ghillie suit. Ghillie suits are camouflage clothing used by snipers and hunters to blend into their surroundings. They’d make for a great prank too. Imagine a whole group of people blending into a park, and then suddenly breaking cover and moving, say every five […]

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human snowflake

Jun 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Wearable art

There’s something sadly moving about Riitta Ikonen’s frail snowflake costume lying out in the not-so-cold fields. Her other wearable nature-puppets are worth a look too. See riittaikonen.com… If you were interested in building your own bit of ‘artwear’, there’s a downloadable pdf (brief on detail but packed with inspiration) on the World of WearableArt website.

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