All about the zipper, from accessories to clothes.
it/EQ's "The Emperor's Premiere", 2005
A collaboration between Carlo Quispe and Ethan Shoshan, this collection explores the materiality of sex, seduction, fantasy and power through reconstructed clothes made from the model's own fantasy. For more information please see "The Emperor's Premiere".
it/EQ's "Fabric Happening", 2006
A series of hand + machine sewn quilts using clothes found on the streets in San Francisco. They were used in a final performance of "The Secret Society"to construct a giant tarp to cover the Mission St Subway Gate.
it/EQ's "Swoon Magazine Photo Shoot", 2006
From the 2006 Clothing Collection of it/EQ, designed with the ideas of healing, spiritual transformation and social consciousness. Each piece is a synthesis of old + new, found + used identities, cut up from various sources and reinterpreted for wearing.
it/EQ's "Tragic Bride Fashion Victim", 2006
The launch party for "The Emperor's Premiere" on DVD. A living performance event with various interruptions from performers and the hosts. Each performer wore custom made clothes to fit their performances. For more information please see "Tragic Bride Fashion Victim".
it/EQ's "Alternative to Gay Pride", 2006
A beachside collection of fabric and clothes to wear for all seasons, gay or not gay.
it/EQ's "UniTee", 2007
The inspiration for this recycled T-shirt comes from the history and interpretation of the
9-pointed star through Bahá'í faith, the Enneagram, and Shamanism. Personal readings are given to the wearer's of this T-Shirt similar to a Tarot reading.
it/EQ's "MIX NYC 21", 2008
Limited Edition T-Shirts inspired by the cityscape of lower Manhattan through an anonymous
craigslist posting of a perverse deviant sexual fetish.
Fabric Weavings, 2008
This collection uses traditional folk tapestry weaving to create reconstructed clothes and accessories.
Personal clothes commissioned for individual wearers.