Jean Charles de Castelbajac Gets Surreal With Man Ray Fashions.

jean charles de castelbajac Man Ray women collection

I’ve blogged quite a bit about the fashions by Jean-Charles de Castelbajac because he so often references pop culture and fine art in his unique designs. Woman/Ray, an obvious name play, is his latest collection. The Autumn Winter 2011 line is one of my favorites, with several of the pieces incorporating the photographic imagery and surrealism of legendary Dadaist Man Ray. Read more

South Park Style In Jean-Charles de Castelbajac’s New JC/DC Collection

I love writing about the fashions of designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac because they are so downright fun. Wacky and irreverent, JCDC plays off of pop culture in his couture and RTW fashions. Lego®, Disney characters, Hello Kitty, The Muppets, Snoopy, Man Ray, celebrities, singers and most recently, Bambi have been featured in his collections. He even designed an Obama dress last year. His clothing has always enjoyable to admire but are rarely affordable. Read more

Acrila – Modern Acrylic Furniture That Goes From Baroque To Pop Art.

Acrila furniture

Founded by designer Jean Christophe Bernard, Acrila of France, produces attractive and unusual modern lines of decorative acrylic furnishings for both commercial and residential use. Read more

Exploring Feelings About Fur With Dolls And Fashion

The french site, Pure Trend explored people’s attitudes about wearing fur in an article accompanied by wonderful photomontages. The artwork features Pullip dolls in actual clothing by fashion designers such as Stella McCartney, Giles Deacon, Marc Jacobs and more. Read more

The Muppets Take Paris. JC de Castelbajac’s Fall 2009 RTW Collection.

JC de Castelbajac’s Fall 2009 RTW Collection is loaded with Muppets. No, that’s not a derogatory term for models, I’m talking Kermit the Frog and Animal- both lovable muppets designed by the late Jim Henson. Whereas JC’s Spring 2009 collection was a collaboration with Disney® and featured lots of Mickey Mouse and other Disney character clothes, this fall collection is a collaboration with the Muppet Holding Company, LLC. Read more