Speedo is collaborating with U.K. fashion label From Somewhere to turn its surplus LZR Racer suit (made famous by Michael Phelps at the 2008 Beijing Olympics but now banned in competition) into couture creations.
Annie Leonard's "Story of Cosmetics" is a animated short that sheds light on the hidden toxins in our beauty and personal products—very timely, too, since the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 was just introduced in Congress.
Your eyes do deceive you—the sumptuous iridescent hue on this dress is purely a trick of the light. It's made from Morphotex, a nanotechnology-based, structurally colored fiber that mimics the microscopic structure of the Morpho butterfly’s wings.
Helen Furber, a recent graduate of the London College of Fashion, has created the gravity-defying Icica, a modular wedge heel that not only keeps you on your tippy toes but also challenges outmoded concepts of luxury footwear.