Monday, June 24, 2013

Original Grungers Pippi Longstocking and Demri Parrot: Denim Overalls...check!

Well, lets face it, most Seattle grunge kids are poor, and in the 80's and 90's even if they were not, some even slummed with poor kids to get away from their parents! I can think of at least a few that adopted a poor kid appearance even though they were rich kids from Mercer Island ( you know who you are ) , and then of course there was Demri, the ultimate female Peter Pan/ Pippi, she clearly grew up in the 70's and had fun dressing like all the characters she read about in books.

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Dress Made of 50, 000 Gummy Bears

If you had 50,000 gummy bears what would you do with them? Eat them? Throw them at people? Maybe re-enact a famous battle with them? Those are three things that instantly came into my head when I heard about the possibility of doing something with 50,000 gummy bears. I don’t think that I would ever, ever have considered making a dress out of them, and not just because I’m a dude either. I just don’t think gummy bears are something I would ever want to wear. Or that they lend themselves to fashion really.

But guess what? You got it – some wacky fashion types called Hisha Igarashi and Sayuri Makarumi decided to make a dress out of 50,000 gummy bears to publicise the launch of some new fashion magazine called Twelv. Yeah, that’s meant to be spelled without an E – because it’s just way more edgy, you know? Apparently the dress was inspired by an old Alexander McQueen dress, which predictably  led to most of East London swooning all over it and (hopefully) Twelve magazine.