These dreamy and colorful photographic renditions of traditional Russian fairy tales by Uldus Bakhtiozina represent Ivan the Prince and the Firebird, Tsarevna Frog, Baba Yaga, the Dead Princess and the Seven Knights (based on Snow White), and others.
Velvit is a concept store and online gallery which curates collections of fashion, art, and music by independent artists and designers. Thus far they have included fashion/jewelry labels Ovate, Noctex, Raw Taste, and Maude Nibelungen, artist Jas Helena, and musician Lykanthea.
Some pieces from their Yin collection:
Having previously posted about the “Spider Dress” prototype, I was delighted by the unveiling of the finished design last week. Pearl-colored, reminiscent of Iris van Herpen‘s 3D-printed couture creations, this gorgeous dress by Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht is a marvel of fashiontech (the intersection of fashion and technology). The animatronic garment is inspired by animal behavior, using motion and respiration sensors to respond to the approach of others – “The dress measures the wearer’s stress levels with wireless biosignals, and aggregates this information with measurements of others’ proximity and speed of approach (it can detect movement up to 22 feet away). The dress changes according to these various data inputs, gauging how the wearer is feeling about the people around her.”