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Fashion Designer Pauline van Dongen Is Revolutionizing Wearable Tech

Fashion Designer Pauline van Dongen Is Revolutionizing Wearable Tech

Maker of condom-inspired athletic wear and denim jackets that give hugs, Dutch designer Pauline van Dongen tells Azure why she’s imbuing fashion with interactive and response technologies.

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May 11, 2017

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The COS and Studio Swine Connection

The COS and Studio Swine Connection

For an installation on view during Milan Design Week, fashion label COS taps Studio Swine to bridge the senses, seasons and time.

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March 24, 2017

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Issey Miyake and Vivienne Westwood Imagine Workwear for Dream Jobs

Issey Miyake and Vivienne Westwood Imagine Workwear for Dream Jobs

Designers and artists, including Erwin Wurm, Faye Toogood, Issey Miyake, and Vivienne Westwood, participate in Italian designer Alessandro Guerriero’s Workwear exhibition – a series of fantastical garments for fantastical occupations.

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February 3, 2017

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An Affordable Hermès Pop-Up Opens in Seattle

An Affordable Hermès Pop-Up Opens in Seattle

The venerable French fashion house is attracting a younger following with pop-up stores devoted to its more affordable accessories. One of the latest to open is inside Seattle’s Nordstrom.

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December 12, 2016

Section: Interiors

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13 Spooky Designs for Halloween Lovers

13 Spooky Designs for Halloween Lovers

For Halloween, we’ve rounded up 13 of the most grisly, unsettling and spooky designs both new and old, from skeleton-inspired furniture and lighting to a chair that hides a disappearing ghost.

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October 30, 2016

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Designer Bea Szenfeld Uses Paper to Create Incredibly Elaborate Costumes

Designer Bea Szenfeld Uses Paper to Create Incredibly Elaborate Costumes

A collection of paper couture works by the Swedish designer and artist are currently on display in Everything You Can Imagine Is Real, an exhibition at Bikini Berlin.

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October 24, 2016

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MVRDV Builds Crystal Houses for Chanel

MVRDV Builds Crystal Houses for Chanel

For a Chanel boutique in Amsterdam, MVRDV creates a transparent facade using 7,000 glass bricks.

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October 7, 2016

Section: Architecture

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Rio 2016: High-Tech Olympic Wear for Athletes – and Fans

Rio 2016: High-Tech Olympic Wear for Athletes – and Fans

These six sunglasses, swimsuits and shoes are designed to enhance performance – and style – for the athletes competing in Rio and for the fans cheering them on.

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August 5, 2016

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Chanel Does Eco-Chic

Chanel Does Eco-Chic

For the Spring/Summer 2016 couture collection, which was presented on an eco-minded runway show that transformed the Grand Palais into a verdant Zen garden, even the fabrics are inspired by nature.

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May 17, 2016

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9 Designer Watches That Deliver A Rock-Solid Statement

9 Designer Watches That Deliver A Rock-Solid Statement

The latest designer watches from Issey Miyake, Swatch, Nomad, Leff Amsterdam and more.

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January 5, 2016

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