Smarter Socks consist of socks with a communication chip, the Sock Sorter and the BLACKSOCKS iPhone app. So this might be the weirdest application of RFID meets iPhone app I’ve ever seen, yet I’m sure you’ll love it all the same, for all sorts of random useless tech reasons! Clearly tackling a big global problem, mismatching your pairs of black socks can be really annoying, you know when you get the left sock on the right foot? Well, BlackSocks is your perfect solution, never again will you have unmatched pairs or place the wrong sock on the wrong foot… Plus, you’ll know when they are wearing out with a sophisticated black colour tool…! Spoof right? No idea. But the app is real…
Candice Milon carefully folded and laid out the most well-known outfits in film history against colourful backdrops. Most of the recreated ensembles are instantly recognizable, but a few of them actually take a second to figure out. Do you have enough movie fashion expertise? Click this link to test your knowledge!
To describe Henrik Vibskov as merely a fashion designer would be a vast understatement. As an artist, passionate musician, innovative stage designer, and head of his trendsetting eponymous fashion label he is at the vanguard of a new generation of creative multi-taskers. Gestalten.tv visited him in his Copenhagen studio for a chat about music, colors, the first comprehensive monograph of his remarkably versatile creative vision and (not) being your typical Scandinavian designer:
In febuary 1981 Phil Knight sent Rob Strasser to Holland with the instruction “Sell shoes”. During Strasser’s first year in Europe he purchased blank Dutch wooden clogs and had them sprayed and stencilled at the U.K. factory with the Nike logo.
Strasser shipped 30 pairs to the most important Nike people of that time. The clogs were presented at a meeting in Beaverton, each pair had a specific employees name and shoe size written in pencil on the soles.