MooMooi design’s creative blends of flowers and sketeches

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The Moomooi fashion  illustrations unveils its new collection of floral designs; a novelty project called “Some Flower Girls“. This features a cacophony of colors, vegetables, sea items and flowers, as “some Flower Girls” pushes a whimsical approach to garment styling inculcating elements , which  otherwise,  wouldn’t make the sketch table. The various sample sketches feature initial outlines laid-out by  design pen  and the the extra material pilled on to complete, and give them round finish.

The ” Some Flower Girls”  project  also include some  iconic backdrops, to better in vigor the design; giving robust definitions. Ranging from the Brooklyn bridge, Parisian towns and the Eiffel tower these backdrop come in all locations. Various vegetables were also “involved” through various iterations of the styling process,  including Broccolis !

 

 

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MooMoi fashion illustration is a design outfit, based in New York. Founded  by Meredith Wing who Initial training in fashion design and architecture. For her , fashion is a form of expression through which her hope to bring joy. 

Creating whimsical art with flowers, veggies and other materials is a way for me to share what I love! Work in the fashion industry in NYC and graduate studies in architecture eventually lead me back to what I did as a kid – drawing pictures of ladies in fancy dresses and playing with my food! ”  she says. 

She has since acted as Artist-in-Residence at Soho House for Coachella 2015, graced the walls of Tokyo public plazas, created bespoke portraits for Tory Burch, adorned the interior of Cosabella’s NYC store, landed features in Town & Country and landed features in numerous international publications.

Her renowned clients include: Town & Country, Soho House, Feel Unique, Pantone, Coach, Grey Goose, Patron, Tacori, Forevermark – DeBeers, Cosmopolitan, Rebecca Minkoff, Cosabella, MUSE, Rabat, Strasburgo, Becca, HostCommittee, Wetherly Group, Thistle & Spire, Ciroc, Gemfields, HealthLab and RedCarter. 

 Custom creation of artwork for both personal and commercial purposes, as well as license of existing imagery, are available fro order. 

 

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Benjamin Shine’s dynamic textile art in Paris CFW.

A new series of Tulle Flows  exhibited along side the Artisanal collection launched at the Couture FashionWeek in paris january and it stood out of the total collection. One of the reason was it wasn’t just fashion but also a sculpture; dynamic , flowing sculpture. The work of English artist, textile designer  Benjamin Shine

Parting way from its hardwood, and marble origins, Shine seek to force through fluidity, in the large face bust made from very thin , light textile materials and held together in place with pins. Unlike his previous projects which were installations and only displayed for visual purpose,  this Tulle Flow came attached to clothes allowing it more free movement than other traditional  displays.

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Retaining the dominating theme of his general work. This new Tulle Flow was no different , but was a little bigger than previous works distinct in direction of purpose. It depicts the face of a woman on white , on an evening white dress.

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Benjamin Shine studied fashion design at The Surrey Institute of Art and Design and Central St Martins in London. In 2003 he set up his creative studio, where materials, techniques and constructional ideas continue to inform his diverse portfolio and multidisciplinary approach.

Benjamin’s work has attracted a range of clients encompassing fashion labels, product and interior manufacturers, international Arts and Design institutions such as The Crafts Council, UK and The New York Museum of Arts and Design. Global brands include Givenchy, Barclays Wealth, MTV, Eurostar, Deutsche Bank, Coca-Cola and Google.

To date, Benjamin has won the Red Dot Design Award, The Enterprising Young Brit Award and The Courvoisier Future 500 Art & Design Award. View below for a list of his projects. 

 

 

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10+ Traditional weddings across the globe

For most western cultures ; Europe , America and back here in Australia, brides traditionally wear a white dress on their wedding day. But beyond the west however and a large variety of attires exist for that special occasion and it differs with culture preferences and  across countries too.

Although for most parts of the western world and now China , it’s  a bit rare to find a wedding dress that isn’t white. However, in many cultures, especially in Asia , south America and Africa, the most couples opt for traditional ornamentations .

Since not everybody upholds same traditions , and couples wears on their Big Day,  show interesting amount of diversity. This list compiled by Ausquerry provides a  “matted insight” into the different ways people around the globe celebrate this same occasion.

 

 

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Traditional Wedding Costumes In Veliky Novgorod, Russia

Russia has over 185 different ethnic groups, and many of these have their own separate wedding traditions. However, many Russian weddings last for at least two days and some go on for as long as a week.

Traditional Wedding Costumes In Veliky Novgorod, Russia

Korean Traditional Royal Wedding Costumes

The Korean national costume is called the Hanbok, and a variation of this can be worn at traditional weddings. According to ancient tradition in, the groom should carry his wife around the table on his back. This is so the bride knows that her husband is reliable.

Korean Traditional Royal Wedding Costumes

 

While some brides adorn themselves in colorful garments, others paint their hands and faces in accordance with local traditions, and some hide their faces completely behind layers of jewelry or veils.

 Malay Wedding

Most weddings in Malaysia are held according to the Muslim tradition. Brides often wear wedding dresses that include colors such as purple, violet, and cream.

Malay Wedding

Balinese Wedding, Indonesia

Traditional Balinese wedding clothes are often vivid and richly decorated. The bride and the groom often wear crowns of gold on their heads during the ceremony.

Balinese Wedding, Indonesia

Weddings In Jakarta, Indonesia

As in other parts of Indonesia, traditional wedding attire in Jakarta includes plenty of gold, intricate patterns, striking colors and ornate head wear.

Weddings In Jakarta, Indonesia

Palembang Wedding, Indonesia

Palembang is the second-largest city on Sumatra island in Indonesia. In traditional weddings brides wear what’s called an Aesan Gede, which is a rich and striking costume that evokes the grandeur of the Srivijaya empire.

Palembang Wedding, Indonesia

Sami Wedding

The Sami are the indigenous people living in the far north of Europe. The area is called Sápmi and it stretches across parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Kola Peninsula. Their traditional dresses explain a lot about the wearer. For example, single people wear belts with circular buttons, while square buttons mean a person is married.

Sami Wedding

Polish Wedding From The Lowicz Area

A Polish bride will traditionally wear a white dress and a full veil (welon). The groom will often wear a buttonhole flower to match his bride’s bouquet. If you notice a bride subtly moving a part of her wedding dress to cover the top of the groom’s shoe, she may be following a traditional belief that this will give her a position of dominance in the relationship.

Polish Wedding From The Lowicz Area

Traditional Wedding In Ghana

Traditional weddings in Ghana are often very colorful, and each family has its own cloth pattern that features on the bride and groom’s wedding outfits.

Traditional Wedding In Ghana

 

#7 Scottish Wedding

Men in Scotland traditionally wear the kilt of his clan for his wedding. After the ceremony, the bride wears a shawl emblazoned with her new husband’s clan colors to signify her transition into his family.

Scottish Wedding

 

Chinese Wedding

In China the colour red is considered to symbolize good luck. The colour is also believed to keep away evil spirits. It’s therefore no surprise that traditional Chinese wedding outfits almost always feature the colour red.

Chinese Wedding

 

Indonesian Wedding

Indonesia has over 17,000 islands and so weddings here vary greatly depending on where people live and which of the 300+ ethnic groups they belong to.

Indonesian Wedding

The New York City Dance Project : art-form of ballet

A stunning celebration of movement and dance in hundreds of breathtaking photographs of more than 70 dancers from American Ballet Theater, New York City Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Martha Graham Dance Company, Boston Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, the Royal Ballet, and many more.

The Art of Movement is an exquisitely designed, beautifully produced book that captures the movement, flow, energy, and grace of many of the most accomplished dancers in the world. These are the artists, from all walks of life, who are defining dance today. Here they are frozen in time in the most exquisite poses, and yet there’s a feeling of movement in every photograph that makes the appear to be dancing across the pages. Accompanying the photographs are intimate and inspiring words from the dancers, as well as from choreographers and artistic directors, on what dance means to them.

Dance is experiencing an unprecedented moment in popular culture. The Art of Movement is the perfect book for newly avid fans, as well as long-time lovers of dance.
Ken Browar is a renowned fashion and beauty photographer whose work has appeared in Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, and many other European fashion magazines. His passion for dance began when he lived in Paris and photographed dancers for the Paris Opera Ballet. Deborah Ory has been a dancer since age seven.
She began her photography career while injured as a dancer, photographing rehearsals. She has worked as a photo editor at House & Garden and Mirabella, and has shot editorial work for Self, Health, Martha Stewart Living, and Real Simple. Browar and Ory are the creative team behind NYC Dance Project. NYC Dance Project’s work has been featured in magazines worldwide including Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue Italia, L’Uomo Vogue, and Glamour.

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