infovore + clothing   8

William Gibson Interview: His Buzz Rickson Line, Tech Wear, and the Limits of Authenticity
Gibson on retro revivals, reproducing vintage gear, and Japanese fashion brands. Lots on technical clothing overlapping with the street. Lots of interesting detail, too.
clothing  williamgibson  fashion  interview  reproduction  vintage 
march 2015 by infovore
News Knitter
"News Knitter converts information gathered from the daily political news into clothing. Live news feed from the Internet that is broadcasted within 24 hours or a particular period is analyzed, filtered and converted into a unique visual pattern for a knitted sweater. The system consists of two different types of software: whereas one receives the content from live feeds the other converts it into visual patterns, and a fully computerized flat knitting machine produces the final output. Each product, sweater of News Knitter is an evidence/result of a specific day or period."
visualization  information  clothing  news  knitting  clothes  textiles 
january 2009 by infovore
House of Bendie
"Welcome to House of Bendie - a UK clothing line that takes classic, British suiting fabrics and creates unsuit-like clothes for men and women. We specialise in bespoke hoodies: hand-made, made-to-measure, hooded jackets crafted from exquisite suit materials." Oh, lovely.
uk  clothing  tailoring  hoodie  clothes 
january 2009 by infovore
costume detail: Stripes
"The Medieval eye found any surface in which a background could not be distinguished from the foreground disturbing. Thus striped clothing was relegated to those on the margins or outside the social order - jugglers and prostitutes for example - and in medieval paintings the devil himself is often seen wearing stripes." Wow. I did not know that.
history  culture  fashion  clothing  stripes  society  medieval 
october 2008 by infovore
Photo Essay: The Denim Factory - David Friedman Photography: Blog
"I used to scoff at paying a premium for jeans that come with holes in them already. Then I saw just how much work goes into distressing jeans, and I realized that these people are artists."
jeans  fashion  denim  manufacturing  clothing  distressing  wear  making 
october 2008 by infovore
Baconwrapt Scarves
"one of a kind bacon wraps are the perfect holiday gift for every bacon fan!" yes. yes, they are.
clothing  design  fashion  scarf  bacon 
july 2008 by infovore
Last Exit to Nowhere
Awesome, awesome T-shirts. Want a Weyland-Yutani one. And a Tyrrell Corp one.
tshirts  clothing  shopping  movies  style 
august 2007 by infovore

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