Dec 192013
 

Performance is a major theme in fashion. Whether it’s the performance an office, a gender, or otherwise, the things that we attach to our bodies can contribute to a character we want to project. Performance also goes further. On the runways, the haute couture assemblies of many designers are almost unwearable. They push the boundaries of fashion and oftentimes execute daring physics-defying forms. Continue reading »

Sep 122013
 
images of two garments showing regular light, dark, and infared signatures.

Figure 1. Adam Harvey’s Stealth Wear: “Countersurveillance 2013” via ahprojects.com

Symbolic of the concerns rising in the United States over the NSA and flying surveillance cameras (or drones), artist Adam Harvey has created Stealth Wear: clothing that claims to conceal the wearer from drones, almost like a real life Invisibility Cloak. Continue reading »