balloon dresses by rie hosokai and takashi kawada balloon dresses by rie hosokai and takashi kawada
dec 19, 2012

balloon dresses by rie hosokai and takashi kawada

dress created for ‘piece of peace’ by daisy balloonimage © satoshi minakawa



japanese artist rie hosokai of daisy balloon builds elaborate dresses from the inflated material to create striking haute couture with an unlikely fabric. the latest fashion piece was constructed as part of ‘piece for peace‘ – a charity art exhibition at parco gallery in tokyo until the 9th of january, 2013 – in conjunction with a lego dress hosokai made of a similar style. the work was produced through a custom type ‘knitting’ of white balloons to gradually build a fragile, but wearable frock, immaculately captured through the art direction of hosokai’s partner takashi kawada.



art work and art direction by daisy balloon image © hiroshi manaka



image © hiroshi manaka



image © hiroshi manaka



art work and art direction by daisy balloon image © hiroshi manaka



image © hiroshi manaka



art work and art direction by daisy balloonimage © hiroshi manaka



image © hiroshi manaka



art work and art direction by daisy balloonimages © hiroshi manaka



  • Very very beautiful!

    bubble says:
  • fantastic!

    alla roy says:
  • I so BADly want a pin right now

    dbkii says:
  • I am not often surprised
    THIS SURPRISED ME :))))))))))))))
    thank you and Happy Holidays to all from this Vermont mountain hollow

    Paedra says:
  • I love it!! 🙂

    Marissa PR says:
  • amazing!

    PAUL S A N D I P says:
  • Good for me to try to dress like this…..

    Is it recycled ballons?

    Despina says:
  • vow…infatuating )

    )ayes( says:
  • Great money shotz! I really like the idea

    Freddy says:
  • This design will let many girls heart yearning, looks very immortal, out of the ordinary, let us work together to do a flying dream princess.

    tinghua Zhang says:
  • Rather dangerous dresses. What if someone were to have something very sharp? I hope those girls would have something on underneath those dresses.

    Katara says:
  • wow !!!!!

    sanjay117 says:
  • I was inspired by this collection. I would love to introduce to people from all over the world on my blog it it’s possible. I think it would be wonderful if everyone remembers Japanese designer.

    little K.

    little K. says:

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