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Dsquared2 unveils latest Life Ball Mini

Dsquared2 unveils latest Life Ball Mini

The brothers behind Canadian fashion label Dsquared2 have unveiled a fashion project of a rather different kind, dressing up a Mini Cooper S in aid of charity. Dean and Dan Caten, familiar fixtures on the global fashion circuit, unveiled the exclusive Life Ball Mini 2011 in Vienna, the latest in a series of designers to have added their touch to the iconic car. The twins’ model has been “armed for adventures of all kinds,” with a large front guard, rally-style headlamps and a spare tire mounted to the tailgate. The chassis has been raised further from the ground, and new all-terrain tires with a deep tread have been added, while the interior has been revamped with aluminium sheeting for floormats and a mounted compass. The trademark Dsquared2 maple leaf is also prominently visible on the head rests and side doors. The overhaul of a Mini is conducted annually by a different...

Full article: http://www.luxuo.com/art/dsquared2-life-ball-mini.html

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