A Human Sized Space Craft
One small step for one man, a giant leap for functional fashion. From head to toe, Neil Armstrong's suit was an engineering marvel with a heavy dose of expert tailoring for good measure. Every stitch had to be be tough, flexible and airtight. After 4 years and over $700,000, the first suit to every step out side of planet Earth was returned to it's display case at the the Smithsonian this week to mark the 50th anniversary of the Moon Walk. Much of the materials used was m
Have you ever wished that you could just step inside a painting?
A few fashion Fridays ago, I posted photos of whimsical dresses made out paper plates and pages of a book. As creative and imaginative as they are, nothing quite holds a candle to the work of Isabelle de Borchgrave (but please don't hold a candle to her art!). A painter by trade, the trajectory of her work shifted after a visit at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the mid 1990's. Isabelle was so inspired that she returned home to create reproductions