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Smocking, Macramé and Modular Patterns at Noir Kei Ninomiya | The Cutting Class. noir kei ninomiya, AW15, Paris.
04 Jun 2015
Smocking, Macramé and Modular Patterns at Noir Kei Ninomiya

noir kei ninomiya, AW15, Paris. It comes as no surprise that someone who used to be a pattern cutter at...

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Geometric Monochrome at Valentino |The Cutting Class. Valentino, AW15, Paris.
23 May 2015
Geometric Monochrome at Valentino

Valentino, AW15, Paris. Aside from the lacier side» of the Valentino show for Autumn-Winter 2015, there was a range of...

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Lace, Feathers and Muted Tones at Valentino. Valentino, AW15, Paris.
19 May 2015
Lace, Feathers and Muted Tones at Valentino

Valentino, AW15, Paris.The Valentino collection for Autumn-Winter 2015 appeared to almost be split into two very different aesthetics. On the...

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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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Slits and Peeling Layers at Proenza Schouler | The Cutting Class. Proenza Schouler, AW15, New York.
05 May 2015
Slits and Peeling Layers at Proenza Schouler

Proenza Schouler, AW15, New York.The Autumn-Winter 2015 collection at Proenza Schouler featured experimentation with fabrics and trims to create layers...

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Constructing Roses at Alexander McQueen | The Cutting Class. Alexander McQueen, AW15, Paris.
28 Apr 2015
Constructing Roses at Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen, AW15, Paris.The rose is a motif that often features in fashion design, but it was specifically the degradation...

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Bust Shaping with Panel Lines at Dior | The Cutting Class. Christian Dior, SS15, Haute Couture, Paris.
22 Apr 2015
Bust Shaping with Panel Lines at Dior

Christian Dior, SS15, Haute Couture, Paris. In discussing some of the details from the Balenciaga Pre-Fall 2015 collection», we began...

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Translating Designs from Sketches: Gravity and Proportion | The Cutting Class. Cristóbal Balenciaga images from the 1950s and 1960s showing sketches and final garments.
14 Apr 2015
Translating Designs from Sketches: Gravity & Proportion

Cristóbal Balenciaga images from the 1950s and 1960s showing sketches and final garments.Beautiful fashion sketches are often shown as part...

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Life Drawing at Christopher Kane | The Cutting Class. Christopher Kane, AW15, London.
07 Apr 2015
Life Drawing at Christopher Kane

Christopher Kane, AW15, London.As a designer, the way that you actually draw or illustrate your designs can be highly influential...

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Ruffles and Gathering at Simone Rocha | The Cutting Class. Simone Rocha, AW15, London.
02 Apr 2015
Ruffles and Gathering at Simone Rocha

Simone Rocha, AW15, London.There are certain construction details that are complementary to each other, echoing each other stylistically to reinforce...

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