If clothes with a ‘lived-in’ look are trendy on the street, it’s arguably more by circumstance than design. On the catwalk, however, garments billed as ‘wearable dwellings’ are very much in vogue, as Bradley Quinn’s latest book shows. The Fashion of Architecture, out now and published by Berg, traces the inspirational overlap between high fashion and cutting-edge architecture. Interviews with Hussein Chalayan, Shelly Fox, Zaha Hadid Architects and Rem Koolhaas, among others, examine how pliable metals, membrane structures, and lightweight plastics and glass borrowed from building design crop up in the creation of couture garments. Images in the book are by a selection of fashion photographers including David La Chapelle and John Akehurst.
Designed by Siemens Mobility, the Inspiro boasts in-train air conditioning and will consume 20% less energy than the existing fleet from the 1970s.
As part of our IWD 2021 coverage, EAT founder Renata Amaral Morris discusses embracing difference and what stopped her and her business partner Gabriel Seibel from it doing it sooner.
As part of our IWD 2021 coverage, four more women discuss their tip for working solo, from avoiding the “side-hustle” mindset to catering your portfolio and communicating properly with clients.
As part of our IWD 2021 coverage, four women discuss their tips for working alone, from reinvesting in yourself, to being prepared for dry spells and staying motivated.