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Question-of-the-day : 7 year olds being marketed »

Question-of-the-day : 7 year olds being marketed ‘push-up’ bikini tops?

We post about fashion, and the cultural influences of fashion regularly.  So this one caught our eye,  the new bikinis from Abercrombie Kids.  The spring line features three styles of tops:  triangle,  bandeau…and push up. Abercrombie Kids, the youth offshoot of Abercrombie, is selling push-up bikini tops for girls. The target market for [...]

First Look : Vogue Paris with new editor in chief »

First Look : Vogue Paris with new editor in chief Emmanuelle Alt

Emmanuelle Alt‘s first issue as editor in chief of Vogue Paris hits newsstands on March 25, 2011.   Alt , who was appointed editor in chief of Vogue Paris in January,  after the departure of Carine Roitfeld in December 2010.  In the editorial for the April issue she writes:  "A Vogue that heralds spring and a new wind blowing.  Bohemian [...]

RIP Elizabeth Taylor : 1932 – 2011 »

RIP Elizabeth Taylor : 1932 – 2011

Violet eyes, famous marriages, film star from the age of nine, and vulgar jewelry aside, we want to remember Elizabeth Taylor, who died today of congestive heart failure.  May her unfailing dedication to AIDS funding, and those who suffer with it, remain a legacy that outlasts her enduring image. Rest in peace, [...]

Video-of-the-day : NikeBetterWorld recycles 23 years »

Video-of-the-day  : NikeBetterWorld recycles 23 years of advertising.

Whether we realize it or not, advertising permeates our visual and auditory memory.  Nike accomplished this with their  "Just Do It" campaign.   For their latest ad campaign,  they've recycled ads from their vast stock library from the last 23 years for NikeBetterWorld.  See if any of this imagery rings a [...]

Vivienne Westwood : Exhibition 1980-89 at Fashion »

Vivienne Westwood : Exhibition 1980-89 at Fashion Institute of Tech NYC

It may be hard to fully appreciate the influence Vivienne Westwood has had on everyday fashion. Birthing punk fashion style with her then-partner, British rock impresario Malcolm McLaren, Westwood opened the floodgates to a street style that still resonates from youth to boomers and beyond.  In fact, Westwood has reached legend status : [...]

Activism : Art & Design For Japan, continued »

Activism : Art & Design For Japan, continued

We live in unprecedented times, specifically, in that social media has changed the face of disasters forever.  We can move quickly to create and spread ideas.  Yesterday we posted about W+K's poster for Japan.  Today we add to the list of artists and designers who are offering their photography, prints, tee shirts and leather bracelets for the [...]

Top 10 posts on mixingreality.com : February to March »

Top 10 posts on mixingreality.com : February to March 2010

Image : Joan Snyder from Women Make Lists People love lists.  Lists tell us where we stand, if only in our heads, and if only for the moment.  So here is our first list of the top posts from the last month.  If you have been here before, many thanks for helping get mixing reality off to a roaring start. If this is your first time, take a [...]

Megan Geckler’s Art lnstallation for Urban »

Megan Geckler’s Art lnstallation for Urban Outfitters

Megan Geckler's large-scale site-specific installation art is installed at Urban Outfitters though Summer, 2011. 1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd, Hollywood, California at the Space 15 Twenty Complex. Megan Geckler "Seeing thoughts in repeat", ©2011 from Megan Geckler on Vimeo. Megan says: I've have people come to my shows and say, "Where's your [...]

Zombie boy : Pop culture’s current »

Zombie boy :  Pop culture’s current phenom…

  One can only wonder about the public's seemingly short attention span for what's next.  Right now, one of the latest to gain attention is pop culture phenom Rick Genest a.k.a Zombie Boy.  Genest is in the headlines as Nicola Formichetti's muse, and the poster boy for tattoo culture.  Formichetti, who is Creative Director for [...]

Pictures-of-the day : Yohji Yamamoto expo »

Pictures-of-the day : Yohji Yamamoto expo

  via : In 1981, when Yohji Yamamoto debuted his first prêt-a-porter collection in Paris, alongside Comme des Garcons' Rei Kawakubo, it was condemned by the French press as “Hiroshima chic”. Now, thirty years later, the Victoria &Albert museum will open a retrospective of Yamamoto’s work celebrating the unique nature of his [...]

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