Design is art. It’s one of the many visual things that dictate the way we live. This includes fashion design. Costume has always played a heavy role on society, culture and creativity. Check out how it played into these artists’ fashionable pieces.

These lovely ladies adorned beautiful prints, and were rightfully dubbed “The Great Ones.” Seen at the Active Space, by Lydia Viscardi

Some of the amazing masks created by Max Steiner. Seen at 17-17 Troutman

 Miss December, dressed to remember! Seen at 56 Bogart by Travis W. Simon

 This lovely little lady was dressed to the nines in fur & pearls. Seen at The Active Space, by Liz Emirzian

 Geometry meets Jumpsuits. Seen at 538 Johnson Ave

 This fine young man seems to have picked up a wonderful pair of frames from Warby Parker. Seen at 17-17 Troutman.

 Visual sound never looked so fly. Seen at 56 Bogart by Akinori Matsumoto

 A wig suited for royalty! Seen at Storefront Ten Eyck by Deborah Brown

A new way to decorate the tree! Seen at 114 Forest Street Studio, by Mary Ivy Martin.

 Yaz Rosete, live painting at Thrift Disco. Her painting was inspired by the vintage clothes pictured. Seen at Cheap Storage.

 This piece makes us question how our undergarments reflect our self worth. Seen at Brooklyn Fireproof by Lisa Levy.

 A fly flatbrim always looks good. Seen at the Bushwick Collective

 This artist incorporated fabric into his printed painting. Seen at The Active Space by Sebastian Vallejo.

 Is this the new way to wear fur? Performance art seen at 17-17 Troutman.

This lovely lady knows how to wear a halter! Seen at Cheap Storage by Roxanne Jackson.