The Most Beautiful Retail Stores in the World

When traveling the world, it’s normal to do a bit of shopping.  This is especially true for those who are visiting large, cosmopolitan cities like New York, London, and Tokyo.  However, did you know that while shopping, you could actually be stepping foot into one of the most beautiful retail stores the world has to offer?  Some stores have taken interior design to the next level, and we’re going to take a look at a few of those in this article. 1. Thom Browne Flagship Store – Tokyo Since he first launched his label, Thom Browne has received worldwide acclaim…

Dita Von Teese Wears World’s First 3D Printed Dress

Burlesque dancer and fashion icon Dita Von Teese debuted the world’s first fully 3D-printed dress at the Ace Hotel in New York City. The dress was created virtually. Schmidt designed the entire dress on his iPad and communicated with Bitonti through Skype during the process of imagining 17 unique pieces and 3,000 joints that let the dress move with the body. The biggest challenge in creating the dress was working with materials that weren’t malleable as they came out of the printer. “To do that you have to break it down into individual components so it can become something sensual,”…

Designer of the Week: Sara Richards and her F/W 2013 Collection

RICHARDS was founded in 2012 by designer Sarah Leslie Richards, debuting with a S/S 13 collection that features printed silk garments dominated by a range of brilliant greens. RICHARDS explores the possibilities of print design and its interactions with digital technology. Classic shirting silhouettes act as a natural canvas for the captivating prints. In the F/W 2013 RICHARDS collection, Sara Richards uses bright colors, photo surrealistic imagery and nature themes, similar to her S/S collection. but combining similarly intense patterns with solids. Giving some of the pieces a 70s retro look, without all the polyester and bad taste. Richards custom…