Gastro Friday: Food as Fashion
Linguine silver necklace. Photo from http://www.torontolife.com/daily/daily-dish/culinary-curiosities/2010/05/18/a-la-mode-re-purposed-food-becomes-the-stuff-of-fashion/attachment/a-matter-of-taste-8/
So we all know about food porn, but what about food as fashion porn? Italian photographer Fulvio Bonavia has repurposed food into handbags and other accessories in his book, A Matter of Taste. These fun and innovative photos really stretch the limit of what is food and what is fashion, from a sardine belt to a linguine and silver necklace.
More photos after the jump.
Parmesan handbag. Photo from: http://www.torontolife.com/daily/daily-dish/culinary-curiosities/2010/05/18/a-la-mode-re-purposed-food-becomes-the-stuff-of-fashion/attachment/a-matter-of-taste-parm/
Watermelon helmet. Photo from: http://www.torontolife.com/daily/daily-dish/culinary-curiosities/2010/05/18/a-la-mode-re-purposed-food-becomes-the-stuff-of-fashion/attachment/a-matter-of-taste-7/
What do you think? Obviously these serve more as art than as functional items…so what do you think of this food as art and fashion?