mandy roos knits trichophilia undergarments to celebrate body hair
mandy roos knits trichophilia undergarments to celebrate body hair mandy roos knits trichophilia undergarments to celebrate body hair
jun 22, 2014

mandy roos knits trichophilia undergarments to celebrate body hair

mandy roos knits trichophilia undergarments to celebrate body hair
all images by mandy roos




for her graduate project at the design academy eindhoven, mandy roos has created ‘trichophilia’, a fashion collection which celebrates hair in places where it is normally shaved away. swaying away from the general trend to groom every part, roos recommends leaving it unkempt in an attempt to break the taboo about body hair. the series of undergarments — named after the term describing hair fetishism — are woven, knitted, knotted and hand tufted to look like pubic, armpit and chest hair. the ‘golden rainbow hairy high-waist panties’, ‘short fizzy hair booty briefs’, ‘curly armpit hair bra’ and ‘full fluffy hairy chest bra’ are part of the collection, bearing a candy-colored aesthetic and edgy vibe.

the undergarments have been knitted, knotted and woven

two view of underwear and bras

a knit bra is crafted to resemble armpit hair

‘chest hair’ sewn onto the bra


project credits:


models: vera de pont and fleur hulleman
photography: mandy roos
clothing by: magda and you are here

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