Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Robot & Brucling's blinged out bow ties

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Dope is an adjective I've never used, but I'd be willing to make this apt exception for Robot and Brucling's fantastic creations.


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Stumbled upon the artists themselves, Christopher Bennett (right) and Bruce Franklin, on Citizen Couture


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Who would have thought of pinning metal roses on the preppy basic, jazzing up leather with chains, netting, studs, spikes, silk, skulls, and even crystals. Amazzzzing!


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Left: 'Finale, lambskin leather bow with netting and gold metal roses, 12" chains in black and brass, Black Swarovski crystal corner embelishment, black silk center strap and adjustable 18-in neck strap
Right: 'Phantom', lambskin leather bow in black, chrome spike, brass skull, and silver pyramid studs, silk center strap and adjustable 18-in neck strap



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Left: 'Knight', lambskin leather bow in black, studded edge with chrome center spikes, silk center strap and adjustable 18-in neck strap
Right: 'Vienna', black silk bow with black baguette and Swarovski crystal embellishments, black silk center strap and adjustable 18-in neck strap



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Left: 'Pigalle', lambskin leather bow in black, leather center strap and adjustable 18-in silk neck strap
Right: 'Carnegie', silk bow in black with silver corner dome studding, black silk center strap and adjustable 18-in neck strap



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The bow ties even come in denim!


Left: 'Chelsea', 100% raw denim bow in blue, raw denim center strap and adjustable 18-in neck strap
Right: 'Americana', destroyed raw denim bow in black, custom hand distressing, denim center strap and adjustable 18-in neck strap

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