Category Archives: Costume

What do Kente designs mean? – Textiles in Ghana (6/16)

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Ten African fabrics you should know

  TEN AFRICAN FABRICS. 1. Adire Fabric 2. Shweshwe Fabric 3. Basotho Blanket 4. Ankara fabric/African wax print 5. Aso oke 6. Kente fabric 7. Dashiki print 8. Bogolan fabric 9. Bark Cloth 10. Baoule fabric PHOTO CREDIT Bark cloth … Continue reading

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The Galactic Stilt Walkers | Stilt costume, Stilts, Cosplay costumes

Jul 23, 2014 – Outside the PIT Building before the commencement of the Chingay Parade 2013. Source: The Galactic Stilt Walkers | Stilt costume, Stilts, Cosplay costumes

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Dance saved my life! | manchester_samba_rainha

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Women With Big Boobs Go Braless For A Week

As/Is Subscribe for daily videos & series about beauty, fashion, style, body positivity, women’s experiences and lifestyle, and to join a community of incredible women working to empower and inspire each other. We accept you, as is! Connect with As/Is: … Continue reading

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Kono_Metamorphosis2 | Fashion photography, Fashion, Photography

May 29, 2018 – “Head props are pieces of transformative and wearable art. I don’t see them as headpieces to decorate hair but as a way of creating one-off characters.” Source: Kono_Metamorphosis2 | Fashion photography, Fashion, Photography

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Natural Elements Emerge from Vintage Garments in Trompe L’oeil Sculptures by Artist Ron Isaacs

Left: “Up and Up” (2019), acrylic on birch plywood construction, 43 × 14 × 4 1/2 inches. Right: “Aviary” (2019), acrylic on birch plywood construction, 42 1/2 × 23 × 4 inches. All images © Ron Isaacs Vintage clothing and … Continue reading

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Japan’s Jimi ‘Mundane’ Halloween Costumes of 2020

In 2014, a subculture emerged in Japan called jimi halloween (地味ハロウィン), or “mundane Halloween.” It was started by a group of at Daily Portal Z who “kind of wanted to participate in the festivities of Halloween, but were too embarrassed to go all out in … Continue reading

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Ethereal Photographs Capture Mono Giraud’s Sculptural Garments Formed with Organic Materials

Through dreamy photographs, multi-disciplinary artist Mono Giraud accentuates the feathered fronds of wheat stalks and paper’s smooth curves. Based in the Palermo neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Giraud consistently strives for simplicity and a focus on humble items in her practice that … Continue reading

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Real Women – Beauty Through The Decades The Realistic Way

To be frank, it was supposed to be just another “Beauty Through The Decades” video. I saw lots of them already, but they all have seemed to show beauty standards in a very stereotypical and pop-culture way, so I wanted … Continue reading

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