Prada is genius. If you're a hater, you've never been to the flagship store on Broadway in NYC. The fashion powerhouse enlisted the Office for Metropolitan Architecture and Rem Koolhaas to design the space, a stunning retail location with impeccable service, rotating installations, beautiful architectural details, hypnotizing music, and a gigantic, monolithic glass elevator. (You can go on an interactive tour here).
Not since JC de Castelbajac's infectiously fun LEGO fashion line have I seen such energetic geek-inspired ware. Japanese designer Kunihiko Morinaga pays homage to ye olde 8-bit days with his extensive catwalk of video game inspired womenswear—ranging from dresses to suits to streetwear. The pixel-printed Fall/Winter 2011/2012 collection debuted during Tokyo Fashion Week under his label Anrealage. Not only did the models don classic pixel prints, but they also strutted to a live pianist perfor...
This video shows how to make a layered tulle dress, step by step, from the initial cuts of fabric to sewing the final stitch. Have fun making this design your own after you've watched this video and learned how to make a layered tulle dress.
You can wear the dress you've always wanted to by making it yourself at home, with nothing more than a sewing machine, a shirt, and a few yards of fabric. Follow the instructions in this video to learn how to make clothes that fit your body, and sense of style, perfectly.
Most people (who have never done tie dye before) think that tie dye is simply squirting a bunch of psychadelic colors onto tied up fabric and going crazy with it. But there's more to tie dye than trippy rainbow hues and organic designs. There is more than one way to add a tie dye effect to a shirt or scarf.
Perfect for any outdoor or summer special occasion! You don't have to spend a lot of money on an expensive evening gown--make your own at home! This free pattern video shows you how to take your own measurements, and then turn a few yards of nice fabric into a classy evening gown.
This is a perfect dress to wear for summer--a sleeveless, two-tone strapless mini dress. You will need a bit of elastic to make sure your dress stays in place, and a sewing machien to put it all together.
This is an incredibly easy dress to make. All you need is a yard or two of a stretchy fabric (knits work best). Sew a few seams, and then add a pretty flower or other sort of trim or applique!
Um, genital anatomy is probably one of them. The image below first turned up on Buzzfeed, leading to shock, awe, and lots of head scratching over who could have possibly come up with such an interesting contribution to the world of fashion...
OK, you love your chapstick, but you don't love the generic look of it's container. Well, grab that handy duct tape and pimp that chapstick holder out! In this short, simple tutorial you can create a decorative chapstick holder that's sure to impress back at the ski challet.
Time to trade in that rainbow guitar strap from something that fits your rock n' roll attitude. Well, nothing screams grunge louder than a guitar strap made out of duct tape. This simple tutorial shows you how to wrap it up, then strap it up. Rock on!
Not comfortable with your leather wallet? Even your canvas one feels a little too bourgeois? Well, grab that roll of duct tape, check out this video and learn how to make a duct tape mini-wallet, the bluest of blue collar bi-fold wallets. Be the envy of the local collision repair shop with this super cheap and easy bifold.
Perfect for the holidays! Make a quick and easy red hoilday dress, with white fur trim! Dress it up with a Santa hat, and you have the perfect dress for holiday festivities! You don't need anything special, just a few notions and a sewing machine.
You barely even need a sewing machine to make this dress! All you need is a length of your favorite fabric. Wrap it around yourself, tie one shoulder and then sew up the side seam. Now all you need is to pick which shoes you're going to wear with it!
This tutorial uses Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn for inspiration, but you can use this to make a brooch resembling any Hollywood icon or celebrity! You will need some felt, some yarn for the hair, rhinestones for accents and a craft pen for details.
Like the anti-privacy spy doorknob, the transparent clutch isn't for someone with something to hide. But for those who hold no secrets, there's something truly elegant about the design, which has made an appearance on several different high fashion runways:
This jacket requires very little fitting and is easy to make, which makes it an ideal idea as a gift. This tutorial shows you how to take any pattern for a dolman sleeve jacket and turn it into a reversible jacket. Make it out of polar fleece for a lovely winter coat.
Have a boring, outdated blazer or jacket in your closet? This tutorial gives you some great ideas on how to turn a boring white linen blazer into something a little more stylish and trendy. You will need a sewing machine for most of these ideas.
Of course you can make anything out of duct tape - even shoes! This tutorial shows you how to take your foot measurements and then use that to make your own pair of flip flops or thong sandals out of duct tape.
Casual Profanity's Fluid Dress 2.0 pumps gallons of blacklight-reactive fluid through 600 feet of knitted tubing. Set to the tune of “Cherry” by Ratatat, but perhaps more fitting for Lady Gaga. Except Robyn went there first (scroll down, 13 seconds in).
You can make this dress easily and without needing a pattern at all. This has been made using white fabric, but you can use any color or pattern that strikes you - use a holiday print for some extra festivity!
Any duct tape project starts with pieces of duct tape that have been cut with clean, sharp edges. But how you can you get that for yourself? This tutorial shows you how to use craft knives and cutting mats to perfectly cut your duct tape.
In this tutorial, we learn how to fashion sketch satin. When you are sketching satin, you would to make sure you use the right colors and the side of the pencil. You will need to use the side of the pencil to shade in small areas to create creases and folds in the clothes. Then, you will use the eraser to make white in the middle, which will create a shine on the skirt. Color in the rest of the area around the piece of clothing. It doesn't have to be perfect, just make sure you shade and use ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a summer party dress with Threadbanger. First, take a tank top and mark right under your boobs with a pencil. Then, lay it down on the fabric you want to use and outline it, making sure there is extra seam allowance. Cut one that will be your back and the front. Next, cut off the bottom of the two pieces that you cut, making sure you leave extra allowance again. After it's cut out, sew them all together to make a cute dress for the summer! Adorn with any...
This is a video tutorial in the Fine Art category where you are going to learn how to make a hippie chiffon one shoulder top. The materials you will need are chiffon, studs, elastic thread and elastic. Use a simple tank top pattern to cut out the chiffon. Elongate the center of the fabric; this will give it the flowy look. Shirr 5 rows into the middle of the fabric making sure the elastic is on the wrong side of the fabric. Fold in half, right sides together. Sew the side seam and the shoulde...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make an iron on transfer for a t-shirt. The materials you will need are: a printer, an iron, hard surface, transfer paper, and t-shirt! To start, find the art that you want to put on your picture and then you will need to transfer it onto the paper for your shirt. Once this is fully transferred with the scanner, load it to your computer. Then, print it out on transfer paper. After this, you will place the paper down on the shirt and iron it for a few minutes....
Want a fun way to dress up your dog for the holidays? This tutorial shows you how you can whip up a cute little doggie outfit! You're also shown how to make a few fun holiday treats, like chocolate pretzels!
This mini tutorial will show you how to create a holder or case for your favorite pair of sunglasses. Of course, this tutorial will also work if you want just a regular glasses case, too! Make sure you have a ruler or measuring tape to measure the dimensions of your glasses.
This tutorial will work for either your iPod Touch or iPhone, and you can make a holder for it out of duct tape. Protect all your expensive electronics with this unique and trendy way to make a holder for it!
Here's an ambitious project! Make sure you have enough duct tape before you start this project, and take the meaurements of the laptop you're building the case for. Then, follow along and have a 100% duct tape case for your computer.
Become the fastest draw in the west! At least, when it comes to yo-yos. This inventive tutorial shows you how to turn a few strips of duct tape, six inches long each, and make a holster for your favorite yo yo.
This is all about how to make a corset. First you're shown how to trace the pattern onto your chosen material, and then you're shown each step along the way to make a sexy and well fitting corset or waist cincher.
Another fun duct tape tutorial! This one teaches you how to make the popular tuxedo wallet out of duct tape. All you need is a few pieces of black duct tape and a few pieces of plain silver duct tape.
Make a clever envelope for your next greeting card recipient! You'll need six strips of tape, seven and a quarter inches long, in whatever colors you prefer. The follow the outline in this video to make your own perfectly functional envelope!
Make a super easy Fred and Wilma Flintstone costume for Halloween! This easy to follow tutorial shows you how to make your own costumes, without needing a pattern, and for significantly less money than you'd spend on a pre made costume.
Not just for Halloween, this tutorial is great if you want to cosplay Kitana, too. All you need to put this costume together is some black pants, and then a little blue and black fabric. This tutorial shows you how to make an amazing Kitana costume - all you need now are her fans!
Today it's Lady Gaga day! Lady Gaga's outfits and looks are so outrageous that there'll be a million impersonators around on Halloween. But few will be able to perfect the looks properly. That's why we're giving you some assistance with our favorite Lady Gaga tutorials.
Make a basic tri-fold wallet out of duct tape, but add two extra flaps that let it fold out into a cube. And each cube face has the square box pattern associated with Rubik's Cubes, so it looks like an actual toy when you unfold it. You can make the whole thing just using a few different colors of duct tape.
This tutorial comes just in time for Halloween, but you can use it for cosplay as well. This is a very easy costume to make - all you need is a basic black outfit, and then assemble the blue rectangles to make the mask, obi and tunic.
In this video we learn how to craft a bi-fold duct tape wallet. First, cut four pieces of duct tape 7.5 inches long and another slightly shorter. For the first two pieces, connect them so they are overlapping each other, then place the other two on top of them. After this, take the other piece and tape it on the top so it's a flap. Then, make one more of these the exact same way. Once you have both sides, you will place one on top of the other and line them up. After this, grab a piece of tap...