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20 May 2011
Painterly Velvet at Erdem

Erdem, AW11, London. For his Autumn-Winter 2011 collection, Erdem Moraglioglu moved his signature florals into more dappled territory with digital...

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19 May 2011
Silk Extremes at Felicity Brown

Felicity Brown, SS11, London. Designers have very different approaches to designing each new collection. While some are continually trying out...

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18 May 2011
Curly Confectionery Hair at Comme des Garçons

Comme des Garçons, SS10, Paris. A little while ago we talked about the colourful hair styling used for Yohji Yamamoto’s...

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16 May 2011
Fundamentals of Pattern Making: Basic Yokes

Calvin Klein, AW11, New York. When patterns are fairly simple, it is usually quite straight forward how individual pattern pieces...

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Fashion by Numbers: Range Planning | The Cutting Class. Rick Owens AW11, fur hoods and long gloves.
13 May 2011
Fashion by Numbers: Range Planning

Rick Owens, AW11, Paris. There are times when you look at the catwalk collections and the sheer volume of garments...

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12 May 2011
Devore at Daniel Lee

Daniel Lee, Central Saint Martins MA Collection, 2011. Students and graduates often develop their own textiles for their collections as...

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11 May 2011
Internal Structure: Shoulder Pads at Mugler

Shoulder pad images from MacCulloch&Wallis. It is easy to make the mistake of looking at garments and thinking that the...

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10 May 2011
Couture Sensibilities at Haider Ackermann

Haider Ackermann, SS11, Paris. The majority of the time, the big fashion moments are about an image, or a colour...

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09 May 2011
Fabrics and Textiles: Tulle

Ziad Ghanem, AW11, London. There are certain fabrics that are so useful within the structure of garments that they are...

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05 May 2011
Applique at Tsumori Chisato

Tsumori Chisato, AW11, Paris. When creating certain decorative shapes on the surface of garments, it is not always practical to...

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