the metal zipper- bringing fashion past and present together

Bikinis!

Working on a number of fantastic bikinis (and more swimwear to come!) from the 1970s tonight- see them here, and behold the allure of the hip hugger, halter top bikini...

Bikinis!

Working on a number of fantastic bikinis (and more swimwear to come!) from the 1970s tonight- see them here, and behold the allure of the hip hugger, halter top bikini...

Architecture

Architecture

This new Gothic architecture inspired collection by Guo Pei is SO brilliant and gorgeous! I love the idea of using architecture design in fashion. Seems it's not something only recently...

Architecture

This new Gothic architecture inspired collection by Guo Pei is SO brilliant and gorgeous! I love the idea of using architecture design in fashion. Seems it's not something only recently...

Sleeve Porn

Sleeve Porn

  "King Louis XIV would stage elaborate ball after exquisite party after expensive festival and require luxurious attire at each one. The nobility wanted to remain within the higher circles,...

Sleeve Porn

  "King Louis XIV would stage elaborate ball after exquisite party after expensive festival and require luxurious attire at each one. The nobility wanted to remain within the higher circles,...

Sculpt

Sculpt

It's easy to spot the Cristobel Balenciaga influence on Turkish sisters Ece and Ayce Ege! Their designs, under the moniker "Dice Kayek" started with a collection of crisp, white blouses...

Sculpt

It's easy to spot the Cristobel Balenciaga influence on Turkish sisters Ece and Ayce Ege! Their designs, under the moniker "Dice Kayek" started with a collection of crisp, white blouses...

Prints Quinn

Prints Quinn

I am utterly smitten with designer Richard Quinn (and clearly I'm in good company- so Queen Elizabeth!). London based, he is known for his innovative use of bold prints. He's...

Prints Quinn

I am utterly smitten with designer Richard Quinn (and clearly I'm in good company- so Queen Elizabeth!). London based, he is known for his innovative use of bold prints. He's...

The Metal Zipper

The Metal Zipper

  The blog has a name!   Why "The Metal Zipper"?   Because zippers bring two things together. Because metal zippers were a staple in vintage findings for many decades...

The Metal Zipper

  The blog has a name!   Why "The Metal Zipper"?   Because zippers bring two things together. Because metal zippers were a staple in vintage findings for many decades...