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Holy Moly! Checkout These Awesome Dragon Scale Shrugs

Ladies, it’s winter and that means you’ll probably want a shrug. Actually, buy one even if you don’t really need it, because these dragon scale shrugs are pretty much awesome! Sure you could buy more of that usual stuff you have in your wardrobe, but can it beat Dragon Scale? No, it can’t.

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Design Gadgets

Customize these beautiful e-Ink shoes to match your style

We love the idea and thought that went into creating these e-Ink shoes. The Volvorii Timeless shoes show quite an interesting idea and design. The exterior of the shoes is an e-ink display that works with a Bluetooth module to connect with your smartphone, and to allow customization of the design/patterns on the body.

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Disney Princesses Dressed & Illustrated as Fashion Models

Russian design student Sasha has illustrated Disney Princesses as fashion sketches that look ripe for the runway. Of course, turning the characters into conventional fashion illustrations changes the look, but the artist has made an excellent effort in keeping close to the original.

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Art Featured

Wonderful Origami Dresses by Jule Waibel

German designer Jule Waibel has created a set of 25 dresses, all for Bershka flagship stores in different cities. Jule creates her dresses in the style of origami, starting with a large sheet of paper and hand-pleating it into forms and shapes that fit the body, and create a nice pattern for the dress. Each turn can take as long as 10 hours; with attention like this, no wonder the dresses look amazing.

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Wearable, 3D Printed Translucent Jewelry With Plants

Once you get good with 3D printing, you could make anything. Like making tiny planters with plants in them, and then using said planters in jewelry and accessories. It seriously looks great. The planters are watertight so you don’t get droplets from the plant you’re wearing. Several of the planters are also translucent and the barely visible roots give them quite a pattern. Intended for use with succulents, small flowers, and sprouts, they are available at Etsy shop A Wearable Planter.

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11 Manly Ways to Tie a Scarf

Few men are seen wearing a scarf these days, and it’s a pity because scarves are pretty handy companions for winter. This infographic lists some “manly” ways to tie a scarf that should help you not just beat the cold, but also any inhibitions you might have. Hit ahead for the full image.

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If Models Looked the Same as Fashion Sketches

You are not a sketch and anorexia in fashion industry

It is no secret that the fashion industry often holds its models to ridiculously thin, near anorexic standards. As a jab on the idea, Brazilian modelling agency Star Models came up with a series called You are not a sketch. The campaign seeks to address the problem of anorexia in the modelling industry.

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Invasive Toad Skins ‘Recycled’ Into Fashion Accessories

kobja cane toad skin accessories

Paris-based Polish designer Monika Jarosz has come up with a line of luxury fashion accessories derived from the skin of poisonous cane toads, an invasive species now overrunning the South Sea Islands of Australia. Apparently, the poisonous toad species has destroyed several local species and animal defence associations have recommended its selective elimination. Jarosz managed to find herself a supplier in Australia who would ship frog skins to Paris, where they meticulously undergo a 14 step process to turn into these fashion accessories that can command a good price.

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Fairy Tale Footwear Will Make Wearers Spontaneously Burst Into Song and Dance

Having seen a good share of few fairy tale movies, we are pretty convinced that wearing these shoes will make people spontaneously start dancing and singing. Also, animals might come around to watch and be your BFFs and help you dance your way to a happily ever after. Preferably after getting rid of an evil witch or two. The collection is the work of designer Charlotte Olympia and is titled Once Upon a Time.

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Design

Stylish Wooden Bags

Rigidly shaped into elegance, the wooden bags by Tesler + Mendelovitch take a very interesting and contemporary design. Working into geometric shapes and a polished look, the bags sport a modern look with a touch of polished wood adding to the appearance. The clutches are available on Etsy.