Comics couture: a $1000 Gaultier jacket covered in comic-book pages


Jean-Paul Gaultier's "JPG" jacket is covered in scenes from a four-color, vintage horror comic. I can't tell if the comic is "real" (that is, if it was once a comic-book) or a simulacrum. Read the rest

$10,000 robot leggings

In 2009, Balenciaga rolled out "Transformer" leggings: made to order, from non-precious metals, at $100,000 per. Read the rest

Prada goes steampunk

Prada's fall 2012 menswear line is awfully steampunky -- modelled by Gary Oldman, Jamie Bell, Garrett Hedlund, and Willem Dafoe.

Prada Menswear Fall 2012 Ad Campaign (Thanks, Matthew)

(Images: Steven Meisel/ Read the rest

A Special Necklace For Your Special Lady

Some say that a piece of jewelry can say "I love you." This says something kind of like that. Massachusetts-based multitalented artist Leah Piepgras has created a pearl necklace that is made of sterling silver and contains no pearls.

"A visual marker of chaos turned perfection through an act of beauty and lust."

Each one is handmade and is available in two sculpted variations. They aren't cheap but you don't expect to say "I love you" with a gift and spend only pocket change.

ProTip: When you hear me say "special lady" you should not be thinking about your mom. Only I can think about your mom when I say that. Read the rest