Tag: fashion

Jul 21, 2013

Someone Crocheted a Giant Sweater for this Mister Rogers Statue

Someone Crocheted a Giant Sweater for this Mister Rogers Statue

Located near Heinz Field on the North Shore in Pittsburgh, is a large 10 ft bronze sculpture of Pennsylvania native, Mister Fred Rogers. The statue, created by artist Robert Berks, weighs about 4 tons and was dedicated on November 5, 2009. [Source] Two years later, artist Alicia Kachmar crocheted a gigantic red cardigan sweater…

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Jul 3, 2013

Teacher Wears Same Outfit in 40 Consecutive Yearbook Photos

Teacher Wears Same Outfit in 40 Consecutive Yearbook Photos

Photograph via The Dallas Morning News After a teaching career that spanned 40 years (1973-2012), Dale Irby, 63, has left behind a legacy of yearbook photos in which he is wearing the exact same outfit year after year. According to the Dallas Morning News it began as an accident: “I was so embarrassed when…

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Jun 24, 2013

15 Famous Eyeglasses

15 Famous Eyeglasses

Throughout history and popular culture, we have come to associate specific looks and styles with certain people. One example of such ‘trademarks’ is eyewear. In a personal project entitled Famous Eyeglasses, freelance web designer Federico Mauro put together a series of posters featuring solely the glasses on a plain background with the name of…

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Jun 4, 2013

Classic Statues Dressed in Modern-Day Clothes

Classic Statues Dressed in Modern-Day Clothes

http://www.behance.net/alexis-persani In a series entitled /// Street stone ///, photographer Léo Caillard and retoucher Alexis Persani imagine what classic statues would look like if they were dressed in modern-day clothing. Through meticulous digital photo manipulation, Persani is able to create the illusion that the statues are actually wearing clothes by achieving realistic lighting, shadows…

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Mar 31, 2013

Meet Ali, the World’s Most Dapper 83-Year-Old

Meet Ali, the World’s Most Dapper 83-Year-Old

Meet Ali. An 83-year-old from Turkey that has been living in Berlin, Germany, for the last 44 years. Ali used to be a doctor but now works as a tailor. He has 18 children and a fantastic wardrobe. On his daily commute he happens to walk by a cafe that photographer Zoe Spawton works…

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Feb 23, 2013

Bodhi, the World’s Best Dressed Dog

Bodhi, the World’s Best Dressed Dog

Bodhi (named after Patrick Swayze’s character in Point Break) is a 3-year-old Shiba Inu breed living in New York City with his owners David Fung, 28, a graphic designer; and his fashion-designer girlfriend, Yena Kim, 26. One lazy day they decided to dress up Bodhi in one of Fung’s outfits. The photo was posted…

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Nov 23, 2012

Awesome Grandpa Models for Granddaughters Clothing Line

Awesome Grandpa Models for Granddaughters Clothing Line

72-year-old grandfather Liu Xianping has gone viral, modelling clothes for his granddaughter’s clothing line Yuekou. The online fashion store was started by Liu’s granddaughter Ms. LV and four other graduates from her college. According to Offbeat China, Ms. LV says it all started one day when her grandpa came to help with unpacking: “he…

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