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Diana Eng

Via igargoyle:

…fitted with a hacked hand vacuum and a series of valves, that inflates and deflates according to the desired silhouette. Eng designed the garment with classmate Emily Albinski while a student of apparel design at the Rhode Island School of Design. “Prior to inflation, it’s supposed to be a kind of straight-fitting dress,” Eng explained during a phone interview from New York, where she currently works as a freelance designer and is busy preparing for “Seamless: Computational Couture,” a Feb. 1 fashion show at the Boston Museum of Science, where she will one of the featured designers. “It inflates and becomes bell-shaped.”

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5 Comments

  1. And that, friends, is why I didn’t go to RISD.

    Inflatable dresses.. god help us (when was the last time you heard a woman say ‘Gee, I’d love to look like a balloon tonight.’

  2. And that, friends, is why I didn’t go to RISD.

    Inflatable dresses.. god help us. When was the last time you heard a woman say ‘Gee, I’d love to look like a balloon tonight.’

  3. I was hoping for something more like a stillsuit… I’m sorely, sorely disappointed.

  4. nym nym

    Personally I think this looks very very cool. It doesn’t make her look like a baloon, in my humble opinion.

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