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Jemery Scott's Designer Smart Car

Jeremy Scott, whose trademark wings have adorned Swatch watches and high-top Adidas sneakers worn by the likes of Kanye West since 2008, has taken on a larger creative project: a Smart Car. The 38-year-old fashion designer has created three limited edition models for the car brand, titled Smart Forjeremy. Made of transparent fiberglass, rocket-shaped wings serve as the car's brake lights; and the luxurious interior includes diamond-stitched upholstery and a leather-wrapped dashboard. With prices ranging from $43,000 to $53,000, Jeremy Scott's Smart Car costs nearly twice as much as the standard Smart Fortwos that they are based on. Mr Scott, whose name is synonymous with punk, has created custom outfits for Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Katy Perry; and is the first designer to make changes to a vehicle's exterior body. The hardest part of the project, he said, was keeping it a secret for an entire year. After he gave Smart his initial hand-drawn sketch, it took eight months to fully develop the car - working with the Smart Design Division at the Mercedes-Benz Cars Advanced Design Studios in Carlsbad, California. Mr Scott's idea, described by Smart designer Gorden Wagener as a 'veritable fireball of creativity,' was 'to make something that would be a fetish design object.' The wheel rims are made of shiny chrome, because, 'being a fashion person, I like to look at myself a lot,' Mr Scott remarked. Meanwhile, the interior emulates a 'luxurious handbag'. Black velour floor mats with white leather borders and a Jeremy Scott signature completes the distinctive interior look. Mr Scott said he was thrilled to see his Smart ForJeremy concept, which debuted at last year’s LA auto show in November, become a production reality. Let hope we get to cover on soon.