For more than 5 years now, Beautiful Bizarre Magazine is keeping an attentive eye out on the rising contemporary artistic movement that is wearable art.
We have had the pleasure of working with many incredible designers – for the magazine itself, our web blog, and we, of course, shared their work across our 900,000+ strong social media network. Wearable art is a fascinating medium, connecting many different techniques and styles, and opening new ways to traditional art, couture, jewellery, design and installation art.

So we are thrilled to share with you a list of artists whose work is truly unique, elegant, avant-gardist, luxurious, fun and, always incredibly creative. They work with a wide variety of mediums from textiles, latex, feathers, metal, gold, silver, beads, paper, bones, plastic, pearls, precious stones, lace, resin, leather, fiberglass, wood, and more. Their creations range from small jewels, masks, headpieces, corsets to bigger than life costumes! These wearable artworks can be for fashion, but also to stand out as a community, to become a living artwork or to embrace your beautiful bizarre power.

This is not an exhaustive list by any means, and it is definitely not in any particular order!

It includes internationally acclaimed artists, whose work has been shown in prestigious catwalks and shops and worn by celebrities, as well as fascinating and brilliant emerging artists who deserve more attention. You may note that there are some designers who are conspicuously missing, this because we have not included artists with no Instagram presence, because as you will see all the artists mentioned below are linked to their Instagram accounts, so you can quickly and easily follow them too.
Of course, there are many more talented wearable art designers out there we didn’t find yet. You can even consider this Top 100 as a Part 1! So, if you are a wearable art designer, or know one that you feel should be included in our next list, please comment below. We are always in search of exciting new creatives!

Feature image by Rebecca Millen featuring claws by Ivy Design and headpiece by Hysteria Machine.

1. House of Malakai

2. Hysteria Machine

3. Agnieszka Osipa

4. Nika Danielska

5. Ashley Rose

6. Iris Van Herpen

7. Rinaldy Yunardi

8. Mel Plum (Aucontraire Photography)

9. Elysian Fantasy

10. Yana Markova

11. Eero Hintsanen

12. Katarzyna Konieczka

13. Hatohiro Mikami

14. Fairytas

15. Squirrel Vs. Coyote

16. Magnhild Kennedy (Damselfrau)

17. Jay Briggs

18. FraiseauLoup

19. Lory Sun

20. Miodrag Guberinic

21. WXYZ Jewelry

22. Bjorn van den Berg

23. Yeha Leung (Creepyyeha)

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24. Mirjam Lehtonen

25. Muriel Nisse

26. Bakeneko Designs

27. Xue Liang

28. Leeroy New

29. Aoi Kotsuhiroi

30. Object & Dawn

31. James T. Merry

32. Pioro Blue

33. Erica Gray

34. Ada Zanditon

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ZOANTHARIA _____________________________________________ GODDESS @ginaharrison wearing @adazanditoncouture Image @stephaniepearlphotography For their project 'Fragile Beasts and Where to Hide Them' ‘Gina is mental health advocate and creative mastermind. With a kindred love for the macabre and the delicate, this creative director and effortlessly expressive model entered my world and turned it into something even more beautiful. With her phenomenal aesthetic and touching realness, we created some art from our hearts and I cannot wait to share it with you.’ _____________________________________________ #adazanditoncouture #ginaharrison #fetish #handmade #accessories #harness #fakeblood #stephaniepearlphotography #londoncreatives #postapocalyptic #pvcmask #fetishfashion #divinefeminine #bdsm #warriorgoddess #gladiatrix #goddess #bts #dressingup #crystals #whitewitch #fuckyeah #friendship #performanceart #spooky #pentagram #pvcfetish

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35. Giulia Danese

36. MyWitchery

37. Liam Brandon Murray

38. Ganor Dominic

39. Royal Black Couture

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• The Silver Thistles • I always love how Laura interprets my outfits, but this series is something special, as I could be on set and see the magic happen myself. Joining photographers and models for photoshoots is one of my most favourite parts of my job, as that is the moment when my vision finally comes to life. While I love seeing the finished pictures, it means so much more if I can be present and see everything unfold in front of my eyes. It kind of makes me feel like a child in front of the Christmas tree – experiencing that moment in itself feels magical and all the presents (or pictures in my case 😉) are beautiful memories of that moment. Photography: studio.sheridansart Model: @kari_autumn Couture: @royalblack_couture Hair & Makeup: @eline.deblauwe.mua #royalblack #sheridansart #corsetcouture #fantasyphotography #fairytalephotography #wearableart #corsetry #fashionshoot #editorialshoot #glamour #scifi #outerworld #editorial #bwphotography #blackandwhite

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40. Maiko Takeda

41. Asya Kozina

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"Fairy" fragment of sculpture. 2016 In order to make a fabulous forest character, we needed to make a truly unusual paper form for paper, for a headdress resembling a fabulous flower of a truly exotic plant. "Фея" Фрагмент скульптуры. 2016. Для того чтобы сделать сказочный персонаж лесным, нам потребовалось сделать из бумаги по-настоящему необычную бумажную форму для головного убора, напоминающего сказочный цветок по настоящему экзотического растения. #asyakozina #paperwig #paperatrist #papercut #fairytail #fairy #fashion #sculpture #paperartwork #paperart#paperdezign #papercrafting #paperartwork #artists_insta #artstudio #artistforhire #creativepreneur #artclass #artwork #artdaily #artform #characterdesign #sculptures #artfestival #artworkshops #arthelp #artistic_nation #artfollowers #papercutter #fineart

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42. Pisssy Pusssy

43. Joji Kojima

44. Manitou Grove

45. Matthew Griffin

46. Nigel Crow

47. Gelareh Designs

48. Carrie Courtney

49. Claudia Savage

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Now for something a little spiky. Our silk and Swarovski crop top/bra. Worn with our sculpted spike, wool skirt. This was one of those rare designs that came out of no where one day and just worked, no fighting with proportions, no "well how do I make that work?!" moments. . . . P: Ed Purnomo @edpurnomo Designer: @claudiasavagefashion M: Jemma @jemmasearle @giant_mgmt H& MUA: Bernice Mansfield @bernicemakeupartist AP: Rochelle Hansen @rochellehansenphotography Assistant Hair : Rachel Sloan @_rachelsloan_ Location: Wick Studios @wickstudios . . . . #claudiasavage #nataliehutton #australianartists #australianfashion #corset #corsets #couture #celebritystyle #eveninggown #melbournestyle #couturedesigner #designlife #dressmaker #fashiondesign #fashionblogger #burlesque #burlesquelife #madetomeasure #instafashion #melbournebride #melbournefashion #melbournedesign #patterncutter #artfashion #Swarovski #altarmag #fetishfashion @crystalsfromswarovski @theresidencyexperience

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50. Paola Idrontino

51. Dan Schaub

52. The Vampire’s Wife

53. Rosie Red

54. Rose Noir

55. Vincent Cantillon

56. Anu Tera

57. Pheren Couture

58. Ossuaria Jewelry

59. Miss G Designs

60. Pinkabsinthe

61. Katz Little Factory

62. Chiracc Couture

63. Gagarina Design Studio

64. Lara Jensen

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Lara Jensen for Swarovski. I was invited by @swarovski to design this mask to showcase their beautiful crystal fancy stones @swarovskiforprofessionals Face mask: Lara Jensen for Swarovski Shirt: Paula Canovas del Vas Corset: Period Corsets Mini skirt: Marlou Breuls Panties and tights: Mindstream Archivem Lace cuffs: National Theatre Costume Hire Bracelets: Sharra Pagano Photography: Clara Giaminardi Model: Lorna Foran Stylist: Elisa Zaccanti Make-up: Jessica Nedza Hair stylist: Olivier Schawalder Set Designer: Luigi Talamonti Creative Direction: Giovanna Engelbert #SwarovskiBookofDreams #SwarovskiForProfessionals #larajensen #swarovski #swarovskiprofessional #fancystones #crystal #swarovskicrystals #larajensen #larajensenstudio #jewelry #jewelrydesigner #crystaldesign #accessories #accessoriesdesigner #crystals #facemask #mask #masquerade #millinery #millinerydesign

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65. Marianna Harutunian

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😍😘🖤🖤🖤 #Repost @sanchezzalba ・・・ #reGLAM TODAY’S HOLIDAY: Happy Halloween from the Pirate Queen! An outtake of India @indiahayleebarton from our latest OMM story @onmakeupmagazine resplendent in fab filigreed eyepatch and talons by the undisputed Claw-Queen Marianna Harutunian @mariannaharutunian (we urge you to follow her IG now for plenty of ideas for next All Hallow’s Eve). Bat-wing capelet and coif by Jon @jonlieckfeltbeauty (who also did costuming and creative direction on this shoot) and maquillage by the MAC Maestro, Gregory @gregoryarlt (head to the MAC IG @Maccosmetics NOW for the full eerie editorial and all the details on the glamorously ghastly makeup!) #piratequeen #pirate #graceomalley #onmakeupmagazine #mac #maccosmetics #indiahayleebarton #jonlieckfeltbeauty #gregoryarltbeauty #mariannaharutunianjewelry #eyepatch #skull #halloween #halloweenmakeup #sanchezzalba #albertsanchez

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66. Michelle Hébert

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@iamamurray born from a dream ✨💫imagined by— photographer @robwoodcoxphoto, assistant @fox_frazier, model & actress @iamamurray wearing a Michelle Hébert dress with beauty & body flower art by @stellartfiore_mua . Seeing this series today feels like the perfect conclusion to the year— a collaboration encompassing the talents of many artists ✨ looking at 2019 as being a year filled with a surplus of creativity and work amongst visionaries . But on another real note, hoping the new year sends less shipping struggles mine and Rob’s way— dhl + customs nearly thwarted this shoot through an extensive review process causing juuust a touch of mild panic in both @robwoodcoxphoto and myself

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67. Souhui

68. Manuel Diaz

69. Shamanic Visions

70. Philip Treacy

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71. Lorelei Enchantress

72. Virginia the Wolf

73. Rasa Vilcinskaite

74. Fleischauer Creations

75. Bloodmilk

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Our entire ‘Belonging to the Darkness’ series is currently 20% off with code HALLOWEEN20: thru tomorrow at midnight { 10/2 } EST US. Many other jewels of ours are also part of our Autumn Sale, follow the direct link in our profile: @bloodmilk to browse our offerings. These rings are important to me as the serve as a dual symbol for me. Firstly, I’ve been wearing mine for years as a reminder that I belong to myself, despite my melancholy, despite my anxiety, despite my mistakes and moments from my past that still make me cringe in remembrance, despite my grief, despite the heartbreaks I’ve weathered or caused, despite my vulnerability ….I still belong to myself and can work towards accepting these parts, knowing I can transform and expand. Secondly, I was married with the same ring I wore as a symbol of being married to myself. There is a doubling here for me, romance and a symbol of the struggle of self acceptance. Dual loves bound in one ring. #bloodmilk

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76. Macabre Gadgets

77. Breath & Stone

78. Hexorn

79. Alicia Hannah Naomi

80. Rogue + Wolf

81. Dominic Jones

82. Wildhorn Jewelry

83. Gisele Ganne

84. Ivy Design

85. Julia deVille

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Happy birthday @ditavonteese 🖤

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86. Parts of Four

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The magical @jannahroy #thesugermans

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87. Thrjar Jewellery

88. Sofia Fitzpatrick

89. Heart of Bone

90. Stone Sparrow

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“Living is easy with eyes closed Misunderstanding all you see It's getting hard to be someone But it all works out It doesn't matter much to me…” . ~ John Lennon . . . “State of Affairs” pendant with convertible earrings in fine and sterling silver with 14k gold accents and 24k gold applied using the keum-boo technique. It measures 4.25” from top to bottom and about 4” wide. The scale weights can be removed and worn as 3.5” long mismatched earrings. The weight on the right has a blue sapphire, red garnet with a tourmaline on top, surrounded by 14k gold and sterling silver balls. I will be listing this on Monday at 2pm EST, but if you’re interested in it and want more info, please send me an email. . . I have tons to say, but for now, I’m hoping my wearable statement speaks loudly enough. 🤷🏻‍♀️🖤 . . . #wearableart #johnlennon #skeleton #feministart #statementjewelry #metalsmith #instasmithy #artist #instaart #wearablesculpture #halo #gothic #garnetjewelry #sapphire #tourmaline #beautifulbizarre #riojeweler #handfabricatedjewelry #handmade #madeinnewyork #stonesparrow #stonesparrowdesign

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91. Véronique Jeantet

92. Lee Brennan

93. Jivomir Domoustchiev

94. Maud Traon

95. Qian Yang

96. Sevan Bicakci

97. Selene de Viollet

98. Ludovic Winterstan

99. Heidi Lee

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#HAPPYNATIONALHATDAY #HUMANAFTERALL #MITOSIS @elysium_health Which side wins in the battle of Nature vs. Nurture? Many of the answers lie within the #Science of #twin studies, and their inverse, adoption studies. From obesity to IQ, researchers have been building data based on these powerful studies for decades to evaluate the age-old debate. Learn more on Endpoints at https://ely.sm/2NEOhHX Most twin studies use an assumption of shared environment to discern the differences brought on by genetics between sets of identical (monozygotic) and fraternal (dizygotic) twins. By studying pairs of twins longitudinally, or observing their lives through physical and psychological tests for many years, or even entire lifetimes, scientists can use these similarities (parents, household, economic situation, and more) and differences (uneven factors like bullying, abuse, and generally altered life course) to discover the reasons why two people with exactly the same or somewhat similar genes can vary so wildly. Tag a twin you know in the comments to let them know they're contributing to important research. #IdenticalTwins: @shallowself & @larenadanielle of @mothermarymusic 📷: @erick.png #Photographer #CreativeDirector #ErickFletes #ManhattanMadhatter #HEIDILEE #SilverMirror #ENDLESSECHOHAT #Models #MotherMaryMusic . . . . . . . . . #elysiumhealth #endpoints #editorial #twins #twinsisters #twinsofinstagram #genetics #science #wellness #scicomm #research #design #portraitphotography #portrait #naturevsnurture

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100. MM Customart

 

 

4 Responses

  1. Jasmin Elisabeth Wanner

    wow, stunning things and a lot of new inspirations <3

    very nice to see Fairytas, My Witchery and Katz Little Factory there :)
    kind of sad to see divampcouture and etereshop missing from this list though :(

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