Month: January 2012

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Illustration tips

Basic Illustration tips – The seven magic words of sketching 1. FORESHORTENING 2. SHADING 3.SIZE 4. OVER-LAPPING 5. CONTOUR LINES 6. DENSITY 7. SURFACE DOWNLOAD THE ATTACHMENT: ILLUSTRATION TIPS

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Elements of Art/Design

One really needs to understand the elements of art to understand the impact that a certain element can create. For example diagonal lines appear undecided, unstable, busy, active, dynamic, restless, dramatic, sporty, lengthening, and reduce horizontal or vertical shapes. Often a diagonal line needs opposing diagonal to appear balanced. I have also attached a pdf […]

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Milan Fashion Week –Menswear Fall Winter 2012

Author: Sylefluid Trendz Milan Fashion Week for Fall Winter 2012 Menswear was definitely a trend setter in many ways. Milan was a revival of classic, military and luxurious fashion with a strong essence of Edwardian era in the world of men’s fashion . In a way or other, Milan Fashion Week sent a strong message […]

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IFB Links la Mode : Check out the best 20 fashion posts of the week!

Making a Connection Edited by: Fajr Muhammad of Stylish Thought Can you believe that it’s almost February. Fashion week is right around the corner and that means that the IFB Conference is right upon us. The IFB  Conference has opened so many doors and channels for fashion bloggers to connect and expand their *ahem* influence. […]

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A fashion designer’s workshop : FACTS & FICTION

Try googling “Fashion deisgner workshop” and the images that you see is exactly how a fashion designer’s workshop will NOT look like. The ambiance in the visuals are highly tampered with. They are arranged and customized for photographs.  A day in a fashion-design student’s life: 1. The sound of sewing machine stitching fabric is more pleasant to […]

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TREND REPORT – SPRING/SUMMER 2012

Summer 2012, A Season of Commitment  Faced with multiple “crises” of all types and of all times – social, economic, ecological. The human being has always had the formidable capacity of resisting, on one hand, and committing, on the other. Commitment is a marvelous force, rooted in the deepest part of the self, where conviction […]

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FASHION, Jackets, Corsets and Trousers

I was chatting with a fellow fashion blogger Stylefluid Trendz, a facebook fashion blogger who regularly posts amazing visuals related to fashion and design and he was explaining me how it was the worst decision in his life to not choose to study in a fashion college. In my college, thirty students graduate every year from […]

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End-Season SALE at CK Jeans

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Prabal Gurung Pre-Fall 2012

This is 2012. Most fashion designers and other artists still interpret the stereotypical ‘Maharaja’, jungle and snake charmers when it comes to visually interpreting the diverse culture of India. When I first heard of Prabal Gurung’s pre-fall 2012 collection having Indian inspiration, beads, embroidery and drapes were the first elements that I could imagine of. […]

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FCUK on SALE!

Page 10 of 366 has already been opened and the end-season sale continues at FCUK India.  I recently walked into the FCUK store at DLF Promenade in New Delhi and the French Connection UK’s autumn/winter collection looked highly edgy, high street and has an inborn flair for British sensibilities! Typically FCUK… isn’t it? The FCUK girl: The […]

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