ACCESSORIES REPORT: Motorcycle in Outer Space

The shirt worn by today's Fashionista is actually what first drew my attention to her. Ever since Christopher Kane's resort 2011 collection, hearts all over the world have fallen for the galaxy print. If you're one of the lovestruck, you can order leggings and dresses of a similar print from Black Milk Clothing, or you could do what this Fashionista did and make your own cosmic apparel! If you aren't sure how to go about creating a galactic masterpiece, check out this amazing D.I.Y tutorial.

It was only when this SCAD student turned around that I noticed her very unique backpack, which immediately cemented her fate as the star of this report. Her backpack was made entirely out of used car parts, including the use of a seatbelt as a closure and an old motorcycle license plate decorating the top flap. Sustainability in fashion is an issue that is currently getting much-needed attention so this backpack scores major points. Prada's spring 2012 collection used cars from the 1950s as inspiration, but to literally take a car and turn it into a fashion good is a whole new level of innovation. That type of thinking is exactly what we here at art school constantly strive for.

Even without these two incredible pieces, this Fashionista would still have been killing it in terms of style. Her pleated peach skirt is accented with a gold chain belt, and the lower third of her body is adorned with a classic pair of combat boots and sheer black tights. She followed my favorite opposites attract formula when she chose to complete her look with a black leather jacket and a bow in her hair.

Spotted: Backpacks have been hitting the runways for several seasons now, and I'm pleased to report that they are still going strong and were recently seen on Louis Vuitton's spring 2012 runway.

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