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Sound Suits

Nick Cave's Fashions Are Physical Manifestations Of Energy

— April 29, 2009 — Art & Design
Chicago-based Nick Cave creates amazing sound suits which he considers to be physical manifestations of his energy. I cannot vouch for sound, but as you can see from the gallery, the sound suits are totally amazing.

Nick Cave's suits belong to the most surreal examples of clothing as art I have seen. Also, unlike some forms of arty clothing, these can actually be worn.

Implications - Artists like Nick Cave are looking for ways to draw in the masses while also delivering their message. By creating fashion designs that are considered art, viewers are drawn to see what exactly makes the fashions so unconventional. This also gathers free press and publicity.
Trend Themes
1. Artistic Fashion - The trend of combining art and fashion creates opportunities for artists like Nick Cave to attract attention and deliver their message.
2. Unconventional Clothing - The trend of wearing clothing as artistic expressions provides opportunities for artists like Nick Cave to create unique and wearable designs.
3. Mass Appeal Art - The trend of creating art that appeals to the masses allows artists like Nick Cave to attract a wider audience and gain free press and publicity.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Design - The fashion design industry can explore opportunities by incorporating artistic elements into their unconventional clothing lines.
2. Art & Fashion Collaboration - The collaboration between the art and fashion industries can lead to disruptive innovation in creating wearable art forms like Nick Cave's sound suits.
3. Art Marketing & Publicity - The art marketing and publicity industry can harness the trend of mass appeal art to promote artists like Nick Cave and their unconventional fashion designs.
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