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About thematerialsleuth

I work in the digital industry and this blog is an outlet for things that I admire whether its design, interior, graphic, fashion, styling, industrial, architecture, art, illustration, music or other bloggers etc. I constantly search for different artists who do not grab the media attention or have high profiles brand ambassadors pushing their products.
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vinyl eye wear

Budapest, Hungary-based company Tipton Eyeworks has brought back vinyl from the dead—in the form of eyewear. Called ‘Vinylize’, the hand-made glasses are perfect for lovers of all things vintage, music and eco-friendly. To make these frames, old vinyl records were up-cycled using methods

11-Vinyl sunglasses

vinyl eye wear

Budapest, Hungary-based company Tipton Eyeworks has brought back vinyl from the dead—in the form of eyewear. Called ‘Vinylize’, the hand-made glasses are perfect for lovers of all things vintage, music and eco-friendly. To make these frames, old vinyl records were up-cycled using methods

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Miharayasuhiro Spring-Summer 2014

The Phoenix, or to be more precise the manga series “Hi no Tori” (bird of fire, in English) by the Japanese writer Osamu Tezuka, was the starting point of designer Mihara Yasuhiro spring/summer signature show. But this is a man

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Miharayasuhiro Spring-Summer 2014

The Phoenix, or to be more precise the manga series “Hi no Tori” (bird of fire, in English) by the Japanese writer Osamu Tezuka, was the starting point of designer Mihara Yasuhiro spring/summer signature show. But this is a man

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Frankie Morello Spring Summer 2014

The creative directors and founders of Frankie Morello, Maurizio Modica and Pierfrancesco Gigliotti (who founded the label back in 1999), once again resorted to creating unique and original prints. While previous season took architecture as its focal point (perhaps reflecting

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Frankie Morello Spring Summer 2014

The creative directors and founders of Frankie Morello, Maurizio Modica and Pierfrancesco Gigliotti (who founded the label back in 1999), once again resorted to creating unique and original prints. While previous season took architecture as its focal point (perhaps reflecting

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Balmain Men Spring|Summer 2014

“Serge Gainsbourg meets boy dancer” is how Olivier Rousteing summarized the mood behind his youthful spring collection. The house’s rock ’n’ roll identity came through via a series of perfectos, one of which was made from cotton, wool and cashmere

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Balmain Men Spring|Summer 2014

“Serge Gainsbourg meets boy dancer” is how Olivier Rousteing summarized the mood behind his youthful spring collection. The house’s rock ’n’ roll identity came through via a series of perfectos, one of which was made from cotton, wool and cashmere

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Moschino | The 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

Notorious for colorful and unconventional designs, the Moschino Spring/Summer was no different. The collection was unveiled in Shanghai, China and did not disappoint. The collection is a mixture of pieces that are nature inspired. The graphic print designs appear on

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Moschino | The 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

Notorious for colorful and unconventional designs, the Moschino Spring/Summer was no different. The collection was unveiled in Shanghai, China and did not disappoint. The collection is a mixture of pieces that are nature inspired. The graphic print designs appear on

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Haider Ackermann Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Lustrous silks, jewel tones and fringed scarves in foulard prints wound and draped just so — hallmarks of his acclaimed women’s collection — were tempered by a cast of heavily tattooed models, their hair slicked back Fifties style. Likewise, fancy

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Haider Ackermann Men’s RTW Spring 2014

Lustrous silks, jewel tones and fringed scarves in foulard prints wound and draped just so — hallmarks of his acclaimed women’s collection — were tempered by a cast of heavily tattooed models, their hair slicked back Fifties style. Likewise, fancy

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Band of Outsiders Spring/Summer 2014 Lookbook

Band of Outsiders is showing what they’re working with for the Spring/Summer 2014 season. The collection is influenced by the one and only musician Mick Jagger, who had a style all his own. The designer, Scott Sternberg came up with

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Band of Outsiders Spring/Summer 2014 Lookbook

Band of Outsiders is showing what they’re working with for the Spring/Summer 2014 season. The collection is influenced by the one and only musician Mick Jagger, who had a style all his own. The designer, Scott Sternberg came up with

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Calvin Klein Summer | Spring 2014

The collection for next summer presented Sunday on the second day of Milan Fashion Week keeps men in their comfort zone, with a solid focus on basics in reassuring blues. There are bomber jackets, suits with cuffed pants and classic

Calvin Klein Collection SpringSummer 2014 Menswear

Calvin Klein Summer | Spring 2014

The collection for next summer presented Sunday on the second day of Milan Fashion Week keeps men in their comfort zone, with a solid focus on basics in reassuring blues. There are bomber jackets, suits with cuffed pants and classic

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Vivienne Westwood – Summer | spring 2014

Vivienne Westwood, the British designer known for her eccentric fashion, dedicated her latest menswear collection to Bradley Manning, an American soldier currently on trial in the U.S. for leaking classified material to the website WikiLeaks. He was arrested in May 2010 in Iraq.Models

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Vivienne Westwood – Summer | spring 2014

Vivienne Westwood, the British designer known for her eccentric fashion, dedicated her latest menswear collection to Bradley Manning, an American soldier currently on trial in the U.S. for leaking classified material to the website WikiLeaks. He was arrested in May 2010 in Iraq.Models

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breaking the sound with breakbot

Thibaut Berland better known by his stage name Breakbot is a French producer and a DJ born in 1981 and since May 2009, signed with Ed Banger Records. He studied at Supinfocom, a computer graphics university. He co-directed one short

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breaking the sound with breakbot

Thibaut Berland better known by his stage name Breakbot is a French producer and a DJ born in 1981 and since May 2009, signed with Ed Banger Records. He studied at Supinfocom, a computer graphics university. He co-directed one short