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The World Of Fashion

The World Of Fashion

November 26, 2018 By michael

Computers also offered van Herpen a level of complexity that would be otherwise unachievable. Her inaugural 3D-printed range, Crystallization, was the first-ever catwalk collection to feature 3D printing. This collaboration with London-based architect Daniel Widrig was launched in 2010 and produced a series of dramatic, sculptural pieces that were closer to body armour than clothing (one

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Sustainable Statement In Recycled Plastic Dress

October 2, 2018 By michael

We love it when celebrities endorse sustainable and ethical fashion. By promoting conscious consumption, these influential people can convince their fans to consume more consciously. Celebrities like Meghan Markle, Emma Watson and SZA have helped make ethical fashion mainstream by wearing ethical and sustainable brands or creating their own responsible clothing. The latest celeb to do a good thing for ethical fashion

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Sustainable Statement In Recycled Plastic Dress
The Future of Fashion is Now focuses

The Future of Fashion is Now focuses

September 14, 2018 By michael

The Future of Fashion is Now focuses on the immensely diverse range of directions that today’s designers, both new and those that are more established, are navigating into. With existing works from more than 60 designers from around the world, as well as special new commissions from six emerging talents, the exhibition runs the gamut from

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Their Shoes Washing Up On Beaches

August 6, 2018 By michael

There have been various suggestions put forward to explain the gruesome discoveries, which have in some cases fallen into urban legend. One of the most popular is that the feet are all that are left after their owners have been “disappeared” by local gangsters. Another is that they are the result of a fairly prolific

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Their Shoes Washing Up On Beaches
Function analysis of human-like mechanical foot

Function analysis of human-like mechanical foot

July 15, 2018 By michael

In this research, we focused on the degrees-of-freedom for robot foot mechanism. To realize the functions of human locomotion on biped robots, we should know the fundamental aspects of human foot mechanisms through intensive observations of human locomotion. We proposed a novel mechanical shoe with 2-DOF toe parts, which move independently and are able to

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Walking the Walk With a Professional Shoe

June 7, 2018 By michael

WHEN I CALL ADA HOPKINS to talk about shoes, I’m a little embarrassed to tell her what’s on my feet: mangled rubber soles, a synthetic leather upper groaning at the seams, a vamp crusty with salt and road grime. Hopkins suggests a quick rinse with vinegar and water. “This is not a conservation suggestion,” she says,

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Walking the Walk With a Professional Shoe
Retailers Talk Future Shopping Trends

Retailers Talk Future Shopping Trends

May 26, 2018 By michael

The development at 41st Avenue and Cambie Street in Vancouver is still in the process of getting permits, with plans to break ground on construction in late 2018, but executives will be sketching out a vision for what retail experiences and city living will look like there in 2025. The site is of interest because

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The Future Of The Shopping

April 3, 2018 By michael

When Cirque du Soleil announced plans this week for a “family entertainment” concept inside a Toronto mall, it said a lot about the future of shopping centers. The 24,000 sq.ft. space, called “Creactive”, will be a circus-inspired playground with a range of activities from juggling to high-wire – allowing fans to “peek behind the curtain and imagine

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The Future Of The Shopping
The True Meaning of Shopping

The True Meaning of Shopping

March 12, 2018 By michael

SHOPPING AS ENTERTAINMENT “Shopping will continue to be this nation’s highest form of entertainment.” — Toys R Us CEO Jerry Storch SHOPPING AS CONTACT SPORT “Shopping is a woman thing. It’s a contact sport like football. Women enjoy the scrimmage, the noisy crowds, the danger of being trampled to death, and the ecstasy of the purchase.” —

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