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Fashion Shows in Olympic Stadiums
Fashion Shows in Olympic Stadiums
Flojo Tribute Fashion Show
To show her fascination with the 1988 Olympic running champion Florence 'Flojo' Griffith-Joyner, Joline Jolink brought her Spring/Summer 2009 Collection to the Amsterdam Olympic Stadium. Jolink chose… MORE
Jewellery Made of Tights
Jewellery Made of Tights
Precious Stone Stocking Accessories
If you ever get tired of wearing your tights, you may want to donate them to Maria Lau, a British jewellery designer who collects old flesh coloured stockings and turns them into high-fashion accessories.… MORE
Couture Porcelain
Couture Porcelain
Commedia Dell'Arte
In commemoration of their 260th anniversary, Porzellan Manufaktur Nymphenburg invited 16 world-famous fashion designers to clothe the limited edition Commedia Dell'Arte Couture Edition figurines. The… MORE
Paint Your Own Polo Kits
Paint Your Own Polo Kits
Ralph Lauren DIY Shirts
Polo Ralph Lauren's "Paint Your Polo Kit" will make a lot of kids happy because now they will have the creative license to make their clothes dirty. Each paint can kit is complete with a set of tools… MORE
Huggable Furniture
Huggable Furniture
Denim Teddy Bear Armchairs
Teddy bears were made even more cuddly by Jean-Charles de Castelbajac when he designed the denim teddy bear armchair for Lee Cooper. In collaboration with the Lee Cooper 100 Project, Jean Charles de Castelbajac… MORE
Jeans Made With Glue
Jeans Made With Glue
Gluejeans By G+N
You will have a newfound appreciated for glue when you see the innovative denim designed by G+N. Aptly named Gluejeans, the jeans are held together not by thread, but by glue. You think this is just… MORE
Zipper Shades
Zipper Shades
Lee Cooper 100 Project
In celebration of Lee Cooper's 100th anniversary, French sunglasses expert Alain Mikli designed a very unique pair of shades. The hand-made Zipper Shades infuse denim from Lee Cooper jeans into the frame.… MORE
Products Made in Prisons
Products Made in Prisons
Jail-Made Designs Are Popular In Japan
Products that are prison-inspired and prison-made are suddenly becoming popular in Japan. Inmates in Hakodate Juvenile Prison in Hokkaido, Japan design and sew aprons, tote bags and pouches that bare… MORE
Hanger Chair
Hanger Chair
47 Clothes Hangers That You Can Sit On
One sunny day, designer Vanessa Marie Robinson thought of a clever use for her extra dry cleaner hangers. She just had so many of them that she decided to weld 47 of her coat hangers onto a simple steel… MORE
Outsourcing to Prisoners
Outsourcing to Prisoners
Puey Quinones Hires Prison Talent
Puey Quinones, one of the highly-celebrated designers in Manila, re-sparked creativity into 30 talented maximum security inmates in New Bilibid Prison. After being taught by Quinones tailoring and dressmaking… MORE
Couture Cakes
Couture Cakes
Marc Jacobs / Louis Vuitton Tribute Patchwork Dessert
We’ve seen clothes that are likened to the colours and sweetness of cakes, but how often do we see cakes that draw inspiration from fashion? Dubbed “The World’s Most Expensive Cake”, Gregory Paul… MORE
Recruiting Models from MySpace
Recruiting Models from MySpace
Costume National Hires From Web
Fashion designers and labels must be getting sick of big time models. Either that or they're realizing the marketing power that radiates from real people. It is becoming obvious that for the coming seasons,… MORE
Olympic Coloured Dumbbells
Olympic Coloured Dumbbells
The Weider Weight Set
Celebrate the spirit of Beijing Olympics and pretend that you're one of the competing athletes with the Weider designed dumbbells! The 300 lb. weight set has ring rubber bumpers inspired by the five rings… MORE
Shoes Made of Old Truck Tires
Shoes Made of Old Truck Tires
Old Ho's Rubber Tire Sandals
Indulge in guilt-free summer fashion as you slip on these eco-friendly sandals that are made of 100% recycled truck tires. A tough competition against your average flip flops, the tire sandals by Old… MORE
Redesigning Famous Shoes
Redesigning Famous Shoes
The Wizard of Oz Ruby Slipper Collection
Dorothy's ruby slippers are to be given a fashion makeover by chosen designers in time for The Wizard of Oz's 70th anniversary next year. Warner Bros. Consumer Products, together with Swarovski, invited… MORE
Oil Barrel Chairs
Oil Barrel Chairs
Recycled Furniture by Vaho Works
Reworking trash into fabulous designs is what Vaho Works does best. According to the brand, it is "the most complete beauty salon for PVC plastics, awnings, high tech materials, metals and many more things."… MORE
Real Designers in Virtual Worlds
Real Designers in Virtual Worlds
Vivienne Tam for Stardoll
Vivienne Tam is the latest real life designer to venture into the virtual world of Stardoll.com, a fashion dress up site. Stardoll's tween members can now dress up their "MeDoll" avatars with Tam's designs.… MORE
Foldable Shades
Foldable Shades
Space-Saving Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses
While most brands are busy designing different styles and colours of shades, Ray-Ban concentrated on its structural design to come up with a foldable version of its rockin' hot Wayfarer sunglasses. The… MORE
Geisha Mice
Geisha Mice
Mickey Mouse Headdresses by Piers Atkinson
Piers Atkinson toyed with Mickey Mouse's ears for his headdress series. Someone's childhood memories might be destroyed if they see what Atkinson did to Disney's most loved mouse. The mouse character… MORE
Recycled Kiddie Hairbands- Agatha Ruiz de la Prada's Spring Kidswear
Recycled Kiddie Hairbands- Agatha Ruiz de la Prada's Spring Kidswear
Recycled materials adorned the heads of cute little girls in Agatha Ruiz de la Prada’s Spring/Summer 2009 fashion show. Expressing her concern for mother nature’s current condition, the designer transformed… MORE
Print Ad Reincarnation
Print Ad Reincarnation
55DSL Ad Photos Traced for Manga Illustrations
A Japanese manga artist has been a subject of controversy over her latest illustrations that closely resemble one of 55DSL’s Fall/Winter 2006 ad photos. Based on her illustration in “Stand Vessel”… MORE
Art in HDTVs
Art in HDTVs
Exhibit Showcased in Sony BRAVIA E4000 Series TVs
Sony BRAVIA, in collaboration with London's Scream Gallery, is displaying digital art in a whole new way. Sony tried a unique approach to launch its BRAVIA E4000 Series. It went for traditional art, dabbling… MORE
Sophisticated Tarpaulin Eco Bags
Sophisticated Tarpaulin Eco Bags
Vaho Black Collection
A bag made out of recycled material is not something new. A number of companies have already jumped into the trend and released their own versions of “upcycled bags”. However, almost all of these… MORE
Shopping Bag Canvass
Shopping Bag Canvass
Contemporary Artists for Aritzia Bag
In Aritzia stores in Canada, shopping for fashion is made even more special with artsy shopping bags. The shopping bags are the retailer's medium to highlight the works of their favorite artists, as well… MORE
Seniors in Fashion Ads
Seniors in Fashion Ads
Lauren Hutton, 65, for Mango
Old is definitely in! In the world of the pretty young things, some fashion revolutionaries have managed to cry out, "Old is in!" And, indeed it is. Previously, we've seen grandpas strut their stuff… MORE
Green Hollywood Architects
Green Hollywood Architects
Brad Pitt Designs Eco Hotel in Dubai
Brad Pitt has publicly shared that, while acting is his career, his true passion lies in architecture. Angelina Jolie's husband is now busy designing his first major construction project in Dubai. The… MORE
Designer Fashion Islands
Designer Fashion Islands
Karl Lagerfeld To Design Homes for Isla Moda
Legendary fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has officially been named the first designer to collaborate with Dubai Infinity Holdings to design residential homes in the World’s Isla Moda. 80 haute houses… MORE
Adopt-a-Designer
Adopt-a-Designer
Catwalk Genius
Catwalk Genius launched the Adopt-a Designer program, where emerging fashion designers have the chance to launch their own collection from the pockets of their online customers. Inspired by the trend… MORE
Inviting Customers to Report on Fashion
Inviting Customers to Report on Fashion
H & M's Tokyo Next Contest
H & M is giving away a free trip to Japan’s luxury district to one lucky individual through its “Tokyo next” contest. The winning vibrant personality will report the hottest happenings in the… MORE
Vegetable Vending Machines
Vegetable Vending Machines
For Vegans On The Go
In Japan, an assortment of green leafy vegetables are made readily available for people on the go through vending machines. I've seen a lot of silly stuff sold in vending machines, but a vegetable vending… MORE
DIY Exotic Meals
DIY Exotic Meals
Destination Dinners Recipe Kits
It's international cooking made easy with the "Destination Dinners Recipe Kits". Even the kitchen-illiterate like myself would be enticed to experiment in the kitchen with the kit's eye-candy packaging… MORE
Festival Jeans
Festival Jeans
Diesel's Exclusive Denim for Roskilde Festival
In celebration of the Roskilde Festival, Diesel has designed limited edition jeans made exclusively for the revelry of the summer music event. The jeans are festival-friendly as they have been especially… MORE
Seniors on the Catwalk (Again)
Seniors on the Catwalk (Again)
Ann Demeulemeester Spring 2009
Casting senior citizen models to walk the runway is indeed becoming a trend. Anne Demeulemeester is the third designer, after Etro and Yohji Yamamoto to have used elders to model her collection. The… MORE
Oxygen Spas for Dogs (and Owners)
Oxygen Spas for Dogs (and Owners)
OWND Cafe
Earlier this year, Trend Hunter witnessed the introduction of the O2 Doghouse in Japan. We now bring you a much more luxurious oxygen facility for the Japanese dogs in Yoyogi Uehara. Tokyo's OWND cafe… MORE
Heel Shoe Bags
Heel Shoe Bags
A'N'D Keeps The Bottom of Your Bag Dirt-free
A'N'D, known for its oddly displaced designs, has gained much popularity from its heel shoe bags. A cross between two of women’s fashion obsessions, the bags are your average leather handbags made unusual… MORE
Celebrity Tampons and Pads
Celebrity Tampons and Pads
Japanese Actress Designs for Whisper Silky Soft Slims
Just when we thought we'd had enough of the celebrity-designed products, we spot a Japanese celebrity who's very proud to design for a brand of sanitary napkins. Osaka comedy star Naomi Matsushima only… MORE

Featured Ideas

Male Fashion Blunders
Male Fashion Blunders
GQ Regrets
GQ looks back and laughs at issues from the past containing hilarious and often ridiculous styles that could have been in a Don't-Be-Caught-Dead-Wearing column now. The leading men's magazine collects… MORE
Print Ad Reincarnation
Print Ad Reincarnation
55DSL Ad Photos Traced for Manga Illustrations
A Japanese manga artist has been a subject of controversy over her latest illustrations that closely resemble one of 55DSL’s Fall/Winter 2006 ad photos. Based on her illustration in “Stand Vessel”… MORE
Sneaker Algorithm
Sneaker Algorithm
John Maeda Creates Reebok Timetanium
John Maeda, the artist-mathematician known for forging art with the principles of mathematics, teamed up with Reebok to come up with the Reebok Timetanium. The exterior design of Timetanium was developed… MORE
Bra For Your Bum
Bra For Your Bum
Sweet Cheeks Works Like A Bra To Boost Rear
Australian designer Gill Milligan has just launched a jeans that fits the butt perfectly using the concept of bra sizing. According to Mrs. Milligan, "It's the bra for your bum". The retail world is… MORE
Hip Hop Taxidermy
Hip Hop Taxidermy
Nose Candy by BAST
Graffiti artist BAST has added a whole new hip hop flavor to taxidermy with his recent works displayed in Brooklynite Gallery. Entitled "Nose Candy", the solo exhibition of the New York artist depicts… MORE
Fashion That Transforms Into Tents
Fashion That Transforms Into Tents
IZAT Clothing-to-Shelter
IZAT has given the term “fashion emergency” a literal meaning with their new clothing-to-shelter line. With concerns over earthquakes being an integral part of the Japanese way of life, apparel that doubles… MORE
Excess Wool Transformed into Fashion
Excess Wool Transformed into Fashion
The Josh Jakus UM Tote
The UM Tote is excess industrial wool felt developed into a functional fashion item. The pressed wool felt is transformed into a voluminous tote using the simplest of operations. When unzipped UM Tote… MORE
Rug Art Exhibit
Rug Art Exhibit
Floor Guests With Mark Mothersbaugh's Creations
Mark Mothersbaugh, one of the founding member of the band DEVO, is holding an exhibit featuring rugs as a medium of contemporary expression. Dubbed "Rugs During Wartime and Peacetime," Motherbaugh describes… MORE
Adopt-a-Designer
Adopt-a-Designer
Catwalk Genius
Catwalk Genius launched the Adopt-a Designer program, where emerging fashion designers have the chance to launch their own collection from the pockets of their online customers. Inspired by the trend… MORE
Recycled Trash Sculptures
Recycled Trash Sculptures
Eco-Art by El Anatsui
El Anatsui creates art from recycled objects. His sculpture tapestries installations are made out of timber, bottle caps, labels, coppers wires, washers and aluminum. The artist from Ghana focuses on… MORE
A Move for an Oil-Free Economy
A Move for an Oil-Free Economy
Abu Dhabi Nuclear Programme
United Arab Emirates is set to join the list of countries utilizing nuclear energy as a power source. ProLeads has issued an ongoing feasibility study, Abu Dhabi Nuclear Programme, on the construction… MORE
Jewellery School
Jewellery School
Gems & Jewellery Academy in Dubai
A business leader in UAE's jewellery trade is set to open a gems and jewellery school in Dubai next month. The ARY Academy of Gems & Jewellery will provide world class education and training to an estimated… MORE
Controverisal Fashion for the Blind
Controverisal Fashion for the Blind
Braille Tees
If one day you decide to wear the Blind Tee, designed by Barbara Loomis, do not blame the visually-impaired for reaching out to touch your breasts. Chances are, he only wants to decipher the message written… MORE
Petite Fashionistas
Petite Fashionistas
Fashion Site for Women 5'4" and Under
Who else can give the best fashion advice to the petites but a petite herself? Christa Jean, a 5' 2" petite Canadian launched a website specially made for the women 5'4" and under. www.petitefashionista.com… MORE