Deceptive Fashion

Clothing that depicts a false illusion, often using shock imagery

Implications - Shock as an element of design is increasingly inspiring popular, even in the realm of fashion. The latest in attention-grabbing clothing involves illusions which often require a second look to make sense of the printed images. Deceptive fashion often “fakes” sexy, geek and preppy looks.
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Feb 08 - Aug 08
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Fake Underwear Skirt
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Warm 60,537 Clicks Pub: Feb 24, 08
Fake Underwear Skirt
If you want to be the center of attention and turn some heads around when you go to the mall, but you do not have the nerves or assets to back it up, you can try the Underwear Skirt. This tight skirt… [More]
Fake Human Skin as Fashion - The SkinBag Collection by Olivier Goulet
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Warm 84,857 Clicks Pub: Jun 22, 08
Fake Human Skin as Fashion
The SkinBag Collection by Olivier Goulet
SkinBag creates seamless, realistic-looking yet fake, human skin that is worn like a catsuit. SkinBag is the creation of Olivier Goulet, a French artist who makes clothes, accessories, shoes and more out… [More]
Fake Hairy Toes - The Nike Human Shoes
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Warm 63,832 Clicks Pub: Jun 24, 08
Fake Hairy Toes
The Nike Human Shoes
Whatever possessed Nike to come up with these Human Shoes? The concept is indeed unique, quirky and plenty weird. However, I don’t think I know anyone who would like to walk around in footwear that looks… [More]
Deceptive Fashion - Dressy Casual Hoodie
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Warm 9,351 Clicks Pub: Mar 27, 08
Deceptive Fashion
Dressy Casual Hoodie
I love this. The unisex Dressy Casual Hoodie allows you to wear a comfortable casual hoodie yet appear dressy with a shirt and tie! With a simple zip-up, the hoodie masquerades as a black shirt with a… [More]
Deceptive Fashion 3 - Kiss FM Handcuff Shirts
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Mild 5,059 Clicks Pub: Apr 5, 08
Deceptive Fashion 3
Kiss FM Handcuff Shirts
We've seen shirts that fake preppy and business apparel, but these handcuff shirts fake a badass situation, for lack of better words. The T-shirts are part of an ad campaign for radio station, Kiss FM… [More]
Deceptive Fashion 2 - Fake Argyle T-Shirts Let You Fake Being Preppy
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Untested 4,164 Clicks Pub: Mar 31, 08
Deceptive Fashion 2
Fake Argyle T-Shirts Let You Fake Being Preppy
I saw someone wear an argyle-print T-shirt once, and was deceived until I was right next to him; that's when I realized he wasn't actually dressed in a fancy sweater -- he was faking preppy! T-shirts… [More]
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