The buffer zone is an invisible realm we have that, unless one is invited into, we do not want invaded or we get uncomfortable. We saw many pod and cocoon styles from the furniture industry, and now we’re seeing them on the runway. Trend de la Creme collected photos of some pod-inspired apparel from various fashion shows that give ‘personal space’ a whole new meaning.
You can go through a half-metamorphosis cycle on a daily basis this spring with a cocoon-style coat by either Shantanu and Nikhil or Liu Xing. The ‘Conehead’ attire comes by way of Hiroko Ito’s Spring 2009 collection. Indra Miklava and Andris Stamguts thought making the ‘invisible wall’ visible was a good way to prevent personal space invasion for Spring 2009. Sleeping bags that you wear may come in handy on a camping trip; they were created by Pierre Cardin for Spring 2009.
Aside from the two wearable sleeping bags, I don’t think most of the pod-fashions presented here are practical. Especially the ‘wall’ outfit -- it looks like it would obstruct vision too much.
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Cocoon Fashion Gives ‘Personal Space' a Whole New Meaning
- By: Sandra WinnJan 10, 2009