Architectural Aesthetic

Cold and controlled sharp looks take over fashion
Implications - The soft, sexy look of recent couture is being replaced by extreme architectural apparel that seem more appropriate for machines than human beings. This cold, controlled aesthetic lends itself to the more domineering moods of consumers. It is the age of power, with the recession at bay and a world of information available at the click of a button, and harshly shaped clothing signifies an increasing sense of strength and control.
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Hot Top 6 Examples: 235,065 Total Clicks Sep 10 - Mar 11
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Extreme Architectural Apparel - Samantha Gradoville Dons Structured Couture for Numero China
SCORE: 6.7
V. Hot 61,021 Clicks Pub: Sep 10, 10
Extreme Architectural Apparel
Samantha Gradoville Dons Structured Couture for Numero China
The harsh black and white background matches the sharp structure of the pieces Samantha Gradoville wears for the Numero China September 2010 shoot. The pieces seem more architectural than tailor-made… [More]
Abstract Geometric Accessories - NoMilk Today Handcrafts Unique Hipster Jewelry
SCORE: 6.4
V. Hot 38,665 Clicks Pub: Mar 12, 11
Abstract Geometric Accessories
NoMilk Today Handcrafts Unique Hipster Jewelry
Geometry is everywhere, folks, so if you can't beat 'em, simply join 'em with the NoMilk Today jewelry collection. Comprised of colorful abstract accessories, these pieces will add a touch of hipster attitude… [More]
Architectural Evening Wear - The Marchesa Spring 2011 Line Puts a New Twist on Gowns
SCORE: 6.2
V. Hot 47,095 Clicks Pub: Sep 18, 10
Architectural Evening Wear
The Marchesa Spring 2011 Line Puts a New Twist on Gowns
The Marchesa Spring 2011 collection is an anticipated release for elegant evening-wear lovers worldwide. This season, the gown design company to the stars released a collection of innovative evening wear… [More]
Sculpturally Unique Jewelry - The Ars Metallica Collection is Voluminiously Rebellious
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Hot 21,969 Clicks Pub: Mar 17, 11
Sculpturally Unique Jewelry
The Ars Metallica Collection is Voluminiously Rebellious
If you are looking to make a statement with something other than your clothes, I suggest you take a good look at the Ars Metallica jewelry collection. A stunning line of sculptural accessories, they are… [More]
Triangular Tress Catwalks - Paul Costelloe AW11 Runway Features A-Line Fashions and A-Framed Hair
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Warm 12,175 Clicks Pub: Feb 22, 11
Triangular Tress Catwalks
Paul Costelloe AW11 Runway Features A-Line Fashions and A-Framed Hair
Angular coral coiffures marched down the Paul Costelloe AW11 runway with almost as much attitude as the upcoming collection itself. In these photos snapped by Simon Ackerman, one can appreciate just how… [More]
Futuristic Felt Fashion - Avant-Garde Viktor & Rolf Coats are Woollen Wonders
SCORE: 5.2
Warm 54,140 Clicks Pub: Mar 6, 11
Futuristic Felt Fashion
Avant-Garde Viktor & Rolf Coats are Woollen Wonders
The Viktor & Rolf Fall 2011 collection highlights these futuristic felt coats strutted down the runway by red-faced models. A fantastic black ultramodern version of the origami-inspired jackets has structured… [More]