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Team ORICA-GreenEDGE to wear Scott Sports’s new Premium Road Shoe at Tour de France

Scott Sports has introduced their new Premium Road Shoe for Team ORICA-GreenEDGE, which is likely to wear them at the Tour de France this summer. The designer Luke Fryer has made a few modifications based on the feedback from cyclists. Improved BOA lacing system, a stronger and taller anatomic heel counter, a three dimensional tongue from molded stiffener and cushion for more comfort and bigger ribs for better hold are some modifications in the new Premium Road Shoe.

DIY Lasso Shoes can be assembled in a jiffy with laces

These slippers that can be constructed by the user themselves give us a new interesting way of creating footwear. Idea and the final product designed is from French design graduate Gaspard Tine-Beres (Royal College of Art, London) who gives us as the users new way of putting together felt shoes in a jiffy using just shoelaces. Called as the Lasso Shoes, they are made from single piece of natural wool die cut from 5 mm sheets and as a buyer you’ll get them flat-packed after which you can assemble them with laces supplied in color of choice.

Shoe Pants compliment urban street fashion styling with comfort wear

Have a look at these Shoe Pants by Sebastian Errazuriz which are here to take the hip street fashion world by the clutches. Sebastian calls them the Converse Pants (Duchamp series) and they look pretty hip for wearing on the streets with fashion clothing like t-shirt or zippers for the top.

Mandibular Eyewear by Emma Montague for that toothy eye protection

Emma Montague is a natural history enthusiast who spends most of her time surrounded by carcasses and fittingly so her new collection of sunglasses which have the side frame as a mandible is jaw-dropping in retrospect. Made from black horn, the jaw bones of deer and acetate; the inspiration to make this Mandibular Eyewear came when one day she put her Ray Ban sunglasses down by the side of a mandible.

Delta415 Wearcom jeans have fighter pilot’s G-suit like transparent pocket

Taking interesting inspiration from G-suits worn by fighter pilots (for maps, clipboards and notes) these pair of jeans from Alphyn Industries, DELTA415 Wearcom also called the Dork-O-Tron 3000 lets you get instant access to smartphone in the pocket. To be precise it has a flip open pocket opening that reveals a transparent polymer film through which you can operate the touchscreen of the phone without even taking it out. This pair of jeans is made from 100% cotton premium denim in deep indigo color while the soft organic cotton pockets come in OD green color paying homeage to military heritage.

Stylish and colorful clutches made entirely of Lego Bricks

You’ve always wanted to stand out as fashion statement for your friends and others around you; your wardrobe is filled with the most unique dresses, shoes, clutches and handbags et al? Then, here is your chance to grab on to the rarest of clutches – rare because this dark blue clutch is made entirely with Lego bricks and is only made to order. Agabag can make the handbag in any color you prefer, multi-colored clutches are also available.

Style Me Girl 3D fashion role playing game makes you a fashion icon

It’s difficult to be the #1 RPG on iTunes, but if the game is something as chic as the Style Me Girl – the world’s first 3D fashion game for mobile i.e., then you know half the battle is won. Developed by Hong Kong-based startup Frenzoo, the game to up our lifestyle courtesy 3D has accumulated over 1 million downloads since its launch some two weeks back.

GroundWave Shadow Trainer sneakers teach you how to dance with perfection

Combining amazing design aesthetics and latest in motion sensing technology these cool looking sneakers can teach you how to tap your feet so that the world notices you. Designed by Industrial Designer Tom Sykes as part of his Final Year Project at Loughborough University Design School, he named them as GroundWave Shadow Trainer. Working in harmony with app specifically made to track the wearer’s feet movement courtesy accelerometer and sensors embedded in the shoe, GroundWave Shadow Trainer keeps you motivated to perfect those moves with video game like curiosity to keep going on till perfection is achieved.

Fiyta Aeronautics Collection wristwatch for China’s first female astronaut goes into space

Showing off the beauty of oriental women in this vast universe, Fiyta Aeronautics Collection wristwatch was sent off into space along with China’s first female astronaut aboard Shenzhou-9 spacecraft. Taking inspiration from the elegant flying apsaras in Dunhuang frescoes this wristwatch has undergone stringent cold and heat tests in weightlessness of outer space.

Mind controlled dress tests your level of concentration to change form

There is no limit to the amount of technology that’s finding way into clothing these days, fashionistas have adorned different silhouettes over time and each of these creative designs have been different in their own way. Intelligent dresses with displays and LED lights have been a common site on many fashion platforms, but a dress that can be controlled by the wearer’s mind – perhaps this is first of its kind. Bringing a new twist to techno-couture is Nange Magro designed mind-controlled dress that changes form and illuminates depending on the level of concentration of the wearer.