Fabrics and Textiles

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Reverse Textiles at Guo Pei Haute Couture | The Cutting Class. Panelled dress with oversized sleeves from the SS20 Haute Couture collection.
26 Mar 2020
Reverse Textiles at Guo Pei Haute Couture

Guo Pei, SS20, Haute Couture, Paris. There are times where we want fashion to be a slightly elevated version of...

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Connected Knits and Layering at Issey Miyake | The Cutting Class. AW20 Multi-coloured connected knits.
08 Mar 2020
Connected Knits and Layering at Issey Miyake

Issey Miyake, AW20, Paris. The Issey Miyake Autumn-Winter 2020 collection led by designer Satoshi Kondo, was made up of a...

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Craig Green Quilted Jacket Details | The Cutting Class. Details on pink SS20 jacket.
06 Feb 2020
Craig Green Quilted Jacket Details

Craig Green Quilted Jacket, SS20. You have to wonder if there is a psychological advantage to wearing a Craig Green...

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Contemporary Couture Techniques at Iris van Herpen | The Cutting Class. Spring-Summer 2020 Haute Couture.
22 Jan 2020
Contemporary Couture Techniques at Iris van Herpen

Iris van Herpen, SS20, Haute Couture, Paris. There is a certain romanticised view of what haute couture entails - hard-working...

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Textile-Driven Designs at Bethany Williams | The Cutting Class. AW20 Menswear collection by sustainable designer Bethany Williams.
14 Jan 2020
Textile-Driven Designs at Bethany Williams

Bethany Williams, AW20, Menswear, London. While some designers and brands attempt to add a sustainable component to an existing fashion...

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Translucent Layers at Simone Rocha, Spring-Summer 2020. Blue printed design on sheer white background.
05 Dec 2019
Translucent Layers at Simone Rocha

Simone Rocha, SS20, London. The Spring-Summer 2020 collection from Simone Rocha featured asymmetrical layers of sheer fabrics that had been...

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Bleached Jeans at Eckhaus Latta | The Cutting Class. Styles 'Baggy Jean Chemtrail' and 'Wide Leg Jean Tri Stacked' from the AW19 collection.
17 Oct 2019
Bleached Jeans at Eckhaus Latta

Bleached Jeans at Eckhaus Latta, 'Baggy Jean Chemtrail' and 'Wide Leg Jean Tri Stacked' from the AW19 collection. There are...

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Glossary: Bias Binding at Valentino Couture AW19.
10 Oct 2019
Glossary: Bias Binding at Valentino Couture

Bias Binding at Valentino, Haute Couture, AW19, Paris. One dress that almost stood apart, thematically speaking, from the rest of...

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Quilting at Cecilie Bahnsen | The Cutting Class. Models in pink dresses from the Autumn-Winter 2018 collection.
08 Oct 2019
Sumptuous Quilting at Cecilie Bahnsen

Cecilie Bahnsen, AW18, Copenhagen. The collections from Cecilie Bahnsen create an interesting tug on the subconscious. The techniques and patterns...

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i-am-chen Engineered Knitwear | The Cutting Class. Asymmetrical knitwear from designer Zhi Chen.
03 Oct 2019
i-am-chen Engineered Knitwear

i-am-chen, AW19. Zhi Chen describes herself on the i-am-chen website┬╗ as a technician rather than a fashion designer, explaining how...

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