DIY Underlit LED Skirt


Imgur user SexyCyborg makes lots of cool fashion using open source hardware, like this underlit LED skirt. She published a very detailed HOWTO create your own based on her trial and error. Read the rest

Kids in the Hall Minecraft tees

Tavie sez, "There's a tee shirt from the Kids in the Hall's recent tour that shows 5 KITH characters as Minecraft avatars. The Chicken Lady one kills me." Read the rest

Short box pins

1" x 1", $6 at LA's Secret Headquarters, who note, "Anyone who gets it really gets it, ya know?" Read the rest

Changing the conversation around games with fashion and ballet

A high-style photo shoot pays tribute to fluid movement, with a line of gorgeous fashion scarves. Is this really 'video game marketing'? Yes, and more, Mare Sheppard explains.

100 Years of Beauty - Episode 8: Russia


Episode 8 of the "100 Years of Beauty" series looks at Russian hairstyles and make up from the 1910s to the 2010s.

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Tentacle shoes support your foot with eight other feet


Designer Kermit Tesoro released images of this custom-designed POLYPODIS 2015 shoe. Read the rest

Skinny jeans blamed for health troubles


Warning, wearers of close-fitting denim! A woman in Australia had to be "cut out" of her skinny jeans after suffering muscle and nerve damage. Read the rest

Tie your shoes the Ukrainian way

The "Ukrainian lacing" method puts a pair of loops in both sets of top eyelets, cross-laces to the bottom, and anchors the laces with a pair of hidden knots, so that you can slip your foot into a "tied" shoe, then tighten it and tie a perfect bow with no loose ends. Read the rest

Ultimate t-shirt for trolling science fiction fans

$20-26 from Offworld Designs. (via Diane Duane) Read the rest

Vans slip-ons with Murakami artwork

Legendary Japanese "superflat" artist Takashi Murakami designed a fantastic line of Vans sneakers for adults and kids to be released later this month. Read the rest

Watch: 400 years of hats

GQ looks at the last four centuries of fashion in men's hats. And yes, it includes the porkpie hat from Breaking Bad. Read the rest

Shoe that wraps like a scarf: Vibram Furoshiki

Image: Vibram.
The Japanese word "furoshiki" refers to wrapping something in cloth. In this case, it's your feet.

Here's what official Islamic State “wear a hijab, or else, ladies” paperwork looks like

“The beauty of women can hurt her and attract evil,” it reads.

The history of women’s swimsuits in one video


BuzzFeed is back with another history video. Read the rest

Otter Wax, for reproofing your waxed cotton

Waxed cotton is beautiful and functional, but you've got to maintain it. Otter Wax is the brand I've relied on to keep my jacket happy.

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Crazily chunky knitwear and blankets

Etsy's Ohhio knits with crazily thick Merino wool yarn in 70 colors that runs 3"/stitch: the cuddliest blankets; lush scarves and giant cowls (via Crazy Abalone). Read the rest

Star Trek TNG ties

Give Dad the red one: $30, also comes in gold and blue. Read the rest

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