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News: Cut & Fold Your Own DIY Prada

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).

News: Fashion Loves the Pixel

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...

How To: Make a small mini wallet out of duct tape

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.

Tech Couture: Fluid Dress 2.0

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).

How To: Fashion sketch satin

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 ...

How To: Make a summer party dress with Threadbanger

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...

How To: Make a hippie chiffon one shoulder top

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...

How To: Make an iron on transfer for a t-shirt

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....