the Black Tape Undertaking : the idea of loopy a designer that creates swimwear with adhesive tape
By Margot Nicodemus
The stylist Joel Alvarez has created the Black Tape Undertaking is the design of swimsuits with adhesive tape black, colourful or metallic, which is both organized in stripes on the physique, is pre-cut. It’s naked… however aesthetic !
purchase a swimsuit every summer time is a kind of small pleasures that make us much more excited on the concept of heading to gild the tablet on the sandy seashores. And a majority of novice mode makes it some extent of honor to observe the tendencies which might be by no means the identical from one 12 months to the opposite ; to reveal this, the showering go well with one piece has been dethroned unexpectedly the bikini up to now 12 months. In 2018, we reached a brand new milestone : exit of the textile (no, no, it’s not naturism. Although, everybody does as he desires !), hi there the tape ! It’s in any case that advocates a sure Joel Alvarez via his work known as the Black Tape Undertaking. It’s on the event of the Swim Week in Miami, perceive the Week for the showering go well with, the designer offered his creations for the much less daring, however which are not any much less fairly. It has undertaken to cowl the areas “strategic” such because the pubes and the nipples of his fashions with colored tape disposed generally in bands, generally in items with geometric cut-outs. We should admit we notably just like the impact made by the combination of ribbons of matte and metallic !
2014, the 12 months of the assembly with success
Joel Alvarez explains on his official web site have had the concept of dressing ladies with the sticky paper in 2008 after having obeyed the loopy request of a model whereas he was a photographer. In a short time, his idea has happy the fashionable nightclubs of Miami and was then prolonged to varied international locations of the world together with Spain, France, Norway and even Canada, due to social networks. However the consecration happens in 2014 when he clothes with golden ribbon (he used solely black tape till then) a former Miss Puerto Rico on the event of a charity occasion for Haiti. He immortalizes the wonder queen in a video of solely 15 seconds will likely be watched… greater than 7 million occasions within the area of three days ! He needs to satisfy with a hit is at all times extra essential however you’ll be able to’t assist however suppose one factor : how do you go about eradicating the sticky paper ? We hardly dare to think about the ache felt (particularly on the affected areas !)… The nice aspect of issues, it’s that the fashions have the appropriate to a hair removing free!!! Okay, okay, it comes out… Oh, and for the worth, it takes 43 € for the roll 5 cm large and 20 € for the two.5 cm. They’re accessible on-line within the colors silver and gold for the extra daring !
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