The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier @ de Young, SF

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
One of the best exhibitions we saw in 2011, perhaps over the past few years, was the exquisite Alexander McQueen knock-out fashion turned fine art visionary show at the MET in NYC (can you tell we liked it?). With this in mind, we were excited to see how The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk would play out at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. After our run through, this is another solid fashion to fine art display that we recommend if you travel to SF this summer.

Goorin Bros XO Collection by Victor Reyes

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 26, 2012
Goorin Brothers rolls out a new collection today, April 26, 2012, by Victor Reyes, titled the XO collection. A two-part party will begin at Goorin's Haight Street store near Ashbury from 5pm to 8pm, then move over to their Cassel Gallery for a special opening to feature Reyes' new "Hold On Tightly" works from 8:30pm to 11pm.

The Uniboob Dress

Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 24, 2012
'That dress is part of a couture art collection that's inspired by the notion of crisis. That dress in particular was inspired by the sexual crisis, so it's a dress that shows punishment and impairment—the breast is the focal point and everything around it is restricted. It's how I see the sexual crisis, personally, so it's putting an image to an emotion of mine, basically.' Gianni Molaro

WWII BOMBER JACKETS

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Whether its the imagery, mottos or nostalgia these personalized World War II bomber jackets are nothing short of inspirational. The narrative that is told about each of the jackets and their respective owners is fascinating. Each of the jackets has a tremendous amount of personality, style and carry a handcrafted look that is just undeniably genuine. Those denim jackets from the 1980s got nothing on these, see more after the jump…

Wode Paint Perfume

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 15, 2012
London's Boudicca is targeting ladies of spray can art everywhere, with their imaginatively conceived Wode perfume, a spicy amber scent packaged in a spray paint can—that goes on blue but disappears within seconds leaving behind only the sultry bouquet.

Maria Francesca Pepe Lookbook 2012

Erotica // Wednesday, March 14, 2012
MariaFrancescaPepe's "Jewellery-Wear" is a new concept for Fashion Jewellery. The boundaries between clothing and accessories become blurred whilst retaining a contemporary functionality. Bold and classic at the same time MFP creations mix the past and the future with impeccable taste, representing the tradition of art craft with a postmodern approach which is far from the obvious....

Tilt's "Panic Room" Video

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 14, 2012
A few weeks ago, Tilt's half graffiti, half-pristine hotel room, aka the Panic Room, circulated blogs around the world as a visual stunner of a project. The room resides inside the Au Vieux Panier hotel in Marseille, France. Today, Tilt just sent us a video of the process and story behind the Panic Room, a great chance to revisit the project. Watch after the jump . . .

The Bird by Jason Last

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 14, 2012
'Moving image, moving fashion, fashion film all are names commonly used for a dialect of the visual language that, although not new, is rapidly on its way to becoming the most commonly used. Visual mastermind Nick Knight once said on the subject of moving image, 'When a fashion designer designs a piece of clothing, it is to be seen in movement'.”

Jo Ley's Fashion Illustrations

Illustration // Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Illustrator Jo Ley has her creative hand in many things, one of which being her attraction to fashion illustration. Apart from being dedicated to her drawings, Ley also loves sci-fi, ice-cream and kittens. All Jo's work is done in entirely digital format with the help of her Cintiq, which is warm, unlike paper, which is not.

In Erotica: The Legacy of Guy Bourdin

Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 10, 2012
French fashion photographer Guy Bourdin (b. 1928 - d. 1991) was one of the first fashion photographers to create a complex narrative and then capture the overpowering mood of a single moment, whether it was provocative, exotic, surrealistic, or even sinister. Influenced by his mentor Man Ray, surrealist painters Magritte and Balthaus, and filmmaker Luis Buñuel, Bourdin's work similarly continues to inspire photographers worldwide.

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