'Mechanical Vainness' by Caroline et Pierre Shows Our Accessory Obsession

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Dec 27, 2009 • References: &
You’d probably never cover a car seat in candy or bedazzle a shifter with sprinkles, but ‘Mechanical Vainness’ by Caroline et Pierre is a photo set that imagines a world where this is so. Perhaps it’s meant to call attention to our fashionable obsession with accessories or adornments for our home—what if we paid the same attention to our machines?

From fringed dashboards to balloon-covered tires, check out more shots of ‘Mechanical Vainness’ by Caroline et Pierre in the gallery above. Stats for Candy-Covered Car Seats Trending: Older & Chilly
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