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2 Gaze Activated Dresses

Wearables are really changing the way we think about clothing and their function in our lives. Designer Ying Gao, a Canadian-based fashion designer and professor at the University of Quebec in Montreal, has designed two dresses that are truly on the cutting-edge of wearable technology. Her collection, known as “(no) where (now) where” consists of two dresses that are embedded with an eye-tracking system that makes them move and light up when a spectator stares at them. Also, the system can turn off the lights, causing the dresses themselves to light up. The effect is quite extraordinary- when the dresses move and glow in the dark they look like glowing sea creatures. Continue reading

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Bowtie

The Bowtie is an exciting accessory for trend setters. Unlike traditional ties this Bowtie is made from wood! Each piece is handmade and you can choose from a variety of fabrics that wrap around the center. The Bowtie is great if you love making a fashion statement and want a designer piece that adds a special touch. Continue reading

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Nordic USB Bracelet: Functional Fashion

For what they can do and the amount of data they can hold, USB thumb drives are startlingly easy to lose. So with a little bit of style and a lot of practicality, the Nordic USB Bracelet, by Danish designer Merete Nordvik, was created to solve these problems. Continue reading

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SL/01H Court Classic High Top Sneakers by Saint Laurent

The high top sneaker seems to never need revision and always lasts as a style icon. It started with the Converse Chuck Taylor with its thin canvas shell, and even that has lasted into the modern style setup. The SL/01H Court Classic High Top from Saint Laurent is all the classical comfort of the high top paired with the hyper-fashion of today. Continue reading

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AGV Hi-Jack Diesel Motorcycle Helmet: Essential Cool

Helicopters and motorcycles are infinitely cool vehicles, and their pilots tend to be equally hip, even if it’s an unintentional style. Marrying these two styles, in what is possibly a mega-cool product, is the Hi-Jack Diesel Motorcycle Helmet. But unlike others who try too hard to look suave, the Hi-Jack Diesel helmet is simplified and specific; it is not interested in advertising itself. Continue reading

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Monterey Driving Gloves: old-school cool

If only cars were still hunks of stylized steel, the Monterey Driving Gloves would be perfect. But we must imagine ourselves driving 1970s Mustangs with ruby-red finish and the top down. Or, we could wear the Monterey Driving Gloves with certainty and enjoy our old-school cool. Continue reading

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Jasper Leather Card Wallet: for leather lovers

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Leather is just one of those materials that never goes out of fashion and always indicates a kind of personal power. It smells amazing, it looks tremendous, and its texture is soothing. Recognizing all this, the Jasper Leather Card Wallet from Mr. Lentz was designed for the leather lovers. Continue reading

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The Snap Wallet: Like a good pair of bespoke leather shoes

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Known for its quality of shoes, Italian craftsmanship has been applied to the Snap Wallet, making our credit cards more comfortable then they’ve ever been.

Hand stitched, and made of leather and wool, the Snap Wallet is almost like the pocket-sized equivalent of a bespoke suit. Hard Graft, the company behind the Snap Wallet even included a unique red and white fabric tab on the wallet that is their signature. Continue reading

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The Ostrich Pillow: The Ultimate Sleep Aid

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My first experience with the Ostrich Pillow was a photo someone took on a plane of a man using it for great leisure. The caption of the photo was “The most comfortable man in the world,” and I can only assume that is how you would feel using the Ostrich Pillow. Continue reading

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Mujjo Touchscreen Gloves: items of fashion and function

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Perhaps the first designs for the smartphone didn’t take into consideration a vulnerability to the weather. But rarely is the world of consumer electronics first and foremost conscious of nature. For touchscreen technology to function, a certain texture is needed, and it happens that most of the gloves we wear in the winter aren’t suitable for touchscreen conduction. With this problem in mind, Dutch company Mujjo spent rather obsessive hours determining which material would allow us to use our smartphones without ever removing our gloves in the cold. Continue reading