Design Details

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28 Apr 2011
Complex Patterns: Aitor Throup

Aitor Throup, 2007. Designer Aitor Throup has a sense of presentation for his garments which seems to mimic the way...

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27 Apr 2011
Dye to Match Buttons, Zips and Threads

Jil Sander, SS11, Milan. Buttons from Mrecht. While you’re enjoying the myriad of colours available for the Spring-Summer 2011 collections,...

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26 Apr 2011
Stylised and Outlined at Burberry Prorsum

Burberry Prorsum, AW11, London. There was a certain naive, cartoon-like quality to the Autumn-Winter 2011 Burberry Prorsum collection. On the...

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22 Apr 2011
Balenciaga Hats from the 1960s

The Metropolitan Museum of Art online collection houses such hidden gems as these amazing Balenciaga hats from the 1960s. Interestingly...

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21 Apr 2011
Chanel Fabric Palettes

Chanel Fabric Swatches, Spring-Summer 2011. Chanel Fabric Swatches, AW11. When designers are pulling a collection together, there is much visualisation which...

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20 Apr 2011
Twists and Diagonals at Proenza Schouler

Proenza Schouler, AW11, New York. There are many different design elements at play in the Autumn-Winter 2011 collection from Proenza...

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19 Apr 2011
Fundamentals of Pattern Making: Basic Facings

Hussein Chalayan, AW11, Video Still. The construction which occurs on the inside of garments is just as important as the...

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18 Apr 2011
Rough Luxury at Bottega Veneta

Bottega Veneta, AW11, Milan. We often think of luxury high end garments as being made of fine fabrics which have...

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15 Apr 2011
Intricate Details at Balenciaga

Balenciaga, AW11, Paris. There were some beautifully considered details in the Autumn-Winter 2011 collection from Balenciaga that really gave the...

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14 Apr 2011
Garments bound in Grosgrain and Leather

Thom Browne, AW11, New York. One of the ways that a sewing machinist can finish the edge of a garment,...

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