8-Bit Fashion


Written by Yusuf Laher
23 Monday 23rd May 2011

Using blocky 8-bit prints, cubic heels and pixel-inducing patterns, Morinaga and his label Anrealage's new range conjures images of old video games and primitive PCs. A world of Commander Keen, Zelda and Mega Man. Models also wore colourised, translucent eyewear and pixelated accessories made up of individually-pixelated squares and cubes to complete the look. All they need is a few 1-up mushrooms and they'd have had it down...        

According to Designboom, the outfits are, "primarily composed of colourful square blocks of diverse fabrics and can appear relatively conventional from a distance". A line of shoes composed of similar materials completes the collection. Apparently, a pianist even played glitchy, chiptune-sounding music as the models strutted their 8-bit stuff down the catwalk.

But it's not all cubic heels and blocky camo prints. A quick look through Google images reveals a few less highbrow pixelated 8-bit accessories to go with all the high fashion geekery. How about these stylish 8-bit watches?

You could even complete the look with this 8-bit tie, just in case you've got a job interview with Bowser...

Or what about the ultimate geek accessory, fun for boys and girls: pixelated pantyhose! Do you think that's what Princess Peach has on under her gown?


Got any other pixelated fashion purchases? Link us in the comments!

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