To really create something unique, inspiration from all different kinds of fashion should be at your fingertips. Take a little something from each of these types of design to create something truly unique.
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It's hard to define what is punk and what isn't. The whole idea behind punk culture supersedes labels and boundaries of all kinds.
These diverse styles from the other side of the globe will have you rethinking some of your current designs. You'll find that DIY fashion doesn't get shy in the Tokyo streets.
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While the 'goth kids' are generally depicted as a group of dark and depressed individuals, this is usually not the case. Gothic subcultures are usually just finding the humor in mortality, and don't mind looking hot in dark makeup, metal and lace.
Steampunk fashion is a style trend that follows the fantasy world of Edwardian and Victorian time. Like a whimsical Jules Vern novel, steampunk uses historical style along with elements of clockwork whimsy to create a new kind of nostalgia for the 1800's.
Examples of renaissance and medieval clothing. Use these examples as a guide for what to wear when you attend a renaissance festival, or go historical for Halloween.
Don't know what you want to be? Look through these photo galleries to get some ideas on what you can turn into.
These photos from cosplay alumni Heather Dugger are sure to inspire some cartoon creativity into your styles. The imagination has no limits.
'Applique' is when you apply one or more patches to make a picture, like the examples shown here. Looking at the applique work of other artists can really help to inspire your own creations.
I couldn't believe that this one was made by hand. The talented Em Stone created this dress with real computer parts.
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