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3D-Printed Skull Umbrellas

These Alexander McQueen Umbrellas Feature an Elegant Gothic Look

— November 14, 2016 — Luxury
Recently, a fresh selection of Alexander McQueen umbrellas became available. Although it's not the first time that the designer released macabre rain gear such as this, the updated version was created using 3D printing.

In order to succeed on this front, Alexander McQueen partnered with VOJD, a company that specializes in utilizing this technology. Part of its Fall/Winter 2016 line, the Alexander McQueen umbrellas are offered in limited edition. Although much pricier than traditional models, the luxurious design is worth the investment for those who have the money.

Made in Italy, the skull umbrellas have a silver bone-like handle that's comfortable to grip. Additionally, the durable nylon material features a myriad of small black skulls, giving it a unique look that's perfectly refined.
Trend Themes
1. Luxury 3d-printing - Advancements in 3D printing technology are allowing high-end fashion brands to offer limited edition products with unique and intricate designs that were once impossible to manufacture.
2. Macabre Accents - Designers are incorporating elements of goth and horror into their products to appeal to consumers who value individuality and dark aesthetics.
3. Durable Materials - Fashion companies are exploring new materials that offer superior durability and resistance to harsh weather conditions, making them perfect for products such as umbrellas that need to withstand wear and tear.
Industry Implications
1. Luxury Fashion - Luxury fashion brands can leverage 3D printing technology to create one-of-a-kind products that appeal to high-end customers, reinforcing their prestige in the market.
2. Goth Fashion - Goth fashion brands can capitalize on the growing interest in macabre aesthetics by offering unique and edgy products that resonate with their audience.
3. Outdoor Gear - Outdoor gear companies can differentiate themselves in the market by utilizing innovative materials such as durable nylon to offer products that last longer and perform better than traditional options.
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