Art & Fashion

 
Stay in style and up to date on the latest trends with our art, fashion, and design-related content. At Hype Galore, we’re bringing you the interesting topics that get you thinking.

Instagram vs. Reality: Revealing What Really Goes on Behind These Picture-Perfect Instagram Photos

We think it is fair to assume that at some point, you have been scrolling through Instagram with envy over some pretty perfectly styled photos. But have you ever seen the other side of these beautiful photos? The truth behind these shots is often pretty hilarious and unexpected. This photographer shows us the reality behind his perfectly styled and edited photos. Get ready for some of the best Instagram VS. reality!
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Digital Artist Reimagines Celebs as Classic Disney Characters and The Results are Spot On

Digital artist Helen Morgun has taken her fan art to a whole new level. And once you see her work, you will understand exactly what we mean. Her colorful and detailed portraits of today's favorite stars are so jaw-droppingly accurate, they almost look like photographs. Morgun is especially talented at taking well-known celebrities and recreating them to look like Disney heroes, heroines, and villains. And she truly goes all out, making the star in each portrait almost impossible not to recognize.
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Royal Style: 39+ Photos That Prove Princess Diana Was the Queen of Fashion

Diana, who we all love and miss dearly, was the Princess of Wales. But she was the queen - or the empress - of fashion. From the early 1980s through the 1990s until her untimely passing, she traveled the world, fulfilling her royal duties, and looking immaculate every time we saw her. Her charm and charisma were unparalleled, her day-to-day was turbulent, her love for life was fierce, and her wardrobe was the stuff of legends.
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Queens of Cosplay: 50+ Women Who Have Mastered the Art of Make-Believe

The art of cosplay, or costume play, has come a long way since the term was first officially coined back in the mid-80s. Since then thousands of super fans and fantasy world enthusiasts have found ways to raise the bar. And let's face it, leading the way in this realm of insanely talented fandom are the all-powerful female cosplayers of the world. To honor these women, we are taking a look at some of the best in the business who have absolutely killed it when it comes to mastering the art of make-believe.
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The Incredibly Bizarre Street Fashion of Tokyo Shows They’re Lightyears Ahead of Us

When thinking of Tokyo, Japan, it's hard not to bring to mind the off-beat street style of young, fashion-forward individuals. Tokyo is known for is curious subcultures, and it continues to be one of the fashion capitals of the world alongside cities like New York, London, and Paris. But outsiders continue to be alluded by the unique and quirky trends that are seen on the streets. That's why we decided to round up three unusual street styles that have popped up around the city. Check out these out-there looks that make up some of the most forward-thinking fashion in the world.
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Fashion Madness Online: How the Met Gala Is Coping With the Global Situation

These days, it seems that nothing is what it used to be. This includes one of the world's most exclusive social events: the legendary Met Gala. Due to the global crisis, the Met Gala is postponed until further notice. But Anna Wintour, the primary organizer of the event, got online and explained what's happening. She put out an important message to the world, followed by a performance by Florence and the Machine. Also, some online showcasing, talks and stories are being broadcast. So tune-in for your preview to this year's Met Gala!
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A Look Back at the Retro Wedding Dresses Worn by the Stars Of The Last Decades

We're used to seeing all sorts of alternative outfits on the stars of today for their big day. But back in the day, things were very different. We found ourselves asking, what kind of designs, fabrics, and silhouettes were they going for before the digital age of Pinterest boards and social media influence? And it's all too interesting to see what the stars of the day chose as their special outfit. At Hype Galore, we wanted to create a collection of the most iconic bridal gowns worn in the decades before.
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When Fantasy Meets Reality: This Guy Photoshops Himself Into the Everyday Lives of Cartoon Characters

As children, many of us dreamt of what it would be like if we could go on exciting expeditions with friends that we made in a make-believe world. Our young imaginations ran wild with adventures and elaborate storylines. Most of these fantasies were inspired by our favorite movies that we saw on repeat back in the day. Growing up, we sadly start realizing that the magic wasn't real. However, one artist refused to let 'growing up' take away his imagination. He decided to bring back those imaginary friends from his favorite childhood cartoons and include himself in the magical world of Disney's everyday life.
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An Unimaginable Imagination: The World of Infinite Polka Dots

Did you ever think a giant pumpkin covered in polka dots would ever be a global sensation? Yayoi Kusama has been around for decades creating weird and wacky art. Now in the world of social media, her pieces around the world are recognizable to even the least artsy individuals. See what her wonderful polka dot creations are all about.
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Plastic Is Out, Recycled Ocean Plastic Is in – Rza’s New Vegan Winter Jacket Just Launched and We Are All About It

You may not have guessed, but eight out of the ten official members of the Wu-Tang Clan are vegan. So it only makes sense that one such member, RZA has made his street label, 36 Chambers as environmentally friendly as possible. RZA has been living a vegan lifestyle for many years and he has made sure that his brand and collections proudly reflect his beliefs.
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