Meat à la Mode

Carnivorous couture as a statement about laissez-faire lifestyles

Implications - Fashion has always been a form of self-expression, but recently clothing has become a popular method of silently, yet loudly, expressing values. Wearing quirky apparel that makes a controversial albeit lighthearted statement appeals to consumers who want to let others know they don't take themselves too seriously.
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Models Wearing Raw Meat - Clayton Cubitt's ‘Raw Flesh' Series Will Shock Vegans
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Warm 27,812 Clicks Pub: Mar 22, 09
Models Wearing Raw Meat
Clayton Cubitt's ‘Raw Flesh' Series Will Shock Vegans
Clayton Cubitt has done a photographic series featuring photos of models wearing meat. The meat applied to each model’s skin makes me think of one of Hannibal Lecter’s victims. The “Raw Flesh” photo… [More]
Bacon Shoes - Keds Makes a Mouthwatering Pair of Breakfast Kicks
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Warm 55,009 Clicks Pub: Jun 2, 09
Bacon Shoes
Keds Makes a Mouthwatering Pair of Breakfast Kicks
Shoe company Keds recently created the ultimate fried footwear. Selling for $60, breakfast lovers can have a pair of their very own bacon shoes. These shoes feature a pattern of multiple strips of fried… [More]
Meat Suits - Jia Jam's Real Bacon And Salami Dress for Aqua Teen Hunger Force
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Warm 39,885 Clicks Pub: Jun 12, 09
Meat Suits
Jia Jam's Real Bacon And Salami Dress for Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Jia Jam wanted to design an outfit for her Aqua Teen Hunger Force birthday party and she decided to go a nontraditional route and choose salami and bacon for an extra meaty look. The basic dress is made… [More]
Meat Purses - Ted Noten's Striking Accessories Will Make You Do a Double-Take
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Average 18,241 Clicks Pub: Feb 20, 09
Meat Purses
Ted Noten's Striking Accessories Will Make You Do a Double-Take
These accessories from Ted Noten are exceptionally striking with the names such as Meatbag, Pig Bracelet and Murdered Innocence. All of these are way 'out there' designs, but ones you would actually be… [More]
Meat Jewelry - Are These Carnivorous Accessories Social Statement or Visionary Veracity?
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Mild 8,551 Clicks Pub: Apr 7, 09
Meat Jewelry
Are These Carnivorous Accessories Social Statement or Visionary Veracity?
Bizarre as it seems, real meat-formed jewelry is entering the fashion world. And why not? There could be a veritable smorgasbord of meaty items that can be fashioned to rev up your creative appetite. Pforzheim… [More]
Anatomical Sneakers - BlackYard 'Haute Charcuterie' Nike Air Force Ones Show Cuts of Meat
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Average 9,336 Clicks Pub: Jun 29, 09
Anatomical Sneakers
BlackYard 'Haute Charcuterie' Nike Air Force Ones Show Cuts of Meat
These anatomical 'Haute Charcuterie' Nike Air Force Ones by BlackYard are made to look like a diagram of beef. With lines and captions to demarcate one cut from another--like tongue, loin, round, plate,… [More]
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