Sewing and Construction

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30 Nov 2015
Rethinking Seams at Noir Kei Ninomiya

Noir Kei Ninomiya, SS16, Paris. For many designers, the basic construction elements of a garment are quite simple - you...

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21 Nov 2015
Wearable Architecture at DZHUS

DZHUS, “Totalitarium”, AW15, Kiev.The Autumn-Winter 2015 collection for DZHUS was filled with geometric details that used tucks and pleating to...

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Lace Engineering at Céline | The Cutting Class. Céline, SS16, Paris.
09 Nov 2015
Lace Engineering at Céline

Céline, SS16, Paris. There are certain garments where the feats of construction at work are well-known, such as the layers...

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Is it ever ok to have bad finishes? The Cutting Class. Yeezy, SS16, New York.
29 Sep 2015
Is it ever ok to have bad finishes?

Yeezy, SS16, New York.While looking at the Yeezy collection for Spring-Summer 2016 with puckered seams and wavy zippers, a question...

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Crushed and Creased Tailoring at Gucci | The Cutting Class. Gucci, AW15, Milan.
10 Sep 2015
Crushed and Creased Tailoring at Gucci

Gucci, AW15, Milan. The Autumn-Winter 2015 collection at Gucci had a more subtle atmosphere, a more come-as-you-are version of “fashion”...

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Bold and Subtle Details at Dior Couture | The Cutting Class. Christian Dior, AW15, Haute Couture, Paris.
21 Aug 2015
Bold & Subtle Details at Dior Couture

Christian Dior, AW15, Haute Couture, Paris. The Autumn-Winter 2015 collection at Christian Dior was filled with bold, immediate design elements...

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Nonchalant Construction Details at Céline | The Cutting Class. Céline, AW15, Paris.
17 Jun 2015
Nonchalant Construction Details at Céline

Céline, AW15, Paris.Bet you never think of topstitching as nonchalant, right? What about pattern making, can you cut a dart...

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Shattered Details and Deconstruction at Undercover | The Cutting Class. Undercover, AW15, Paris.
12 May 2015
Shattered Details and Deconstruction at Undercover

Undercover, AW15, Paris.The Autumn-Winter 2015 collection at Undercover was filled with sharp construction details and shattered design lines which were...

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Contrast Stitching at Haider Ackermann | The Cutting Class. Haider Ackermann, AW15, Paris.
10 Mar 2015
Contrast Stitching at Haider Ackermann

Haider Ackermann, AW15, Paris.Many of the garments from the Haider Ackermann Autumn-Winter 2015 show used contrast stitching to highlight the...

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Bar Tacks and Blocky Panels at Fendi | The Cutting Class. Fendi, AW15, Milan.
03 Mar 2015
Bar Tacks and Blocky Panels at Fendi

Fendi, AW15, Milan. Although bar tacks are mostly used to reinforce sections of a garment, they can also be used...

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