Fabrics and Textiles

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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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Bold Colour Combinations at Valentino Haute Couture AW19. The Cutting Class.
01 Oct 2019
Bold Colour Combinations at Valentino Couture

Valentino, Haute Couture, AW19, Paris. While it was a first look of sunflower yellow that set the scene, it was...

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Details in Floral Prints at Stine Goya PF19 - The Cutting Class.
17 Sep 2019
Details in Floral Prints at Stine Goya

Stine Goya, Pre Fall 2019. There are a whole host of designers who create dresses, blouses and trousers in a...

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Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Weave | The Cutting Class. The Pouch bag with Intrecciato weave in Topazio. Bag only.
10 Sep 2019
Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Weave

Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Weave as seen on The Pouch shown here in Topazio. The woven design on The Pouch bag...

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26 Dec 2015
Fabric and Textile Details from 2015

From scraped silicone to embossing machines, chiffon rose petals to sketchy beading, 2015 was filled with different types of embellishments...

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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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Deconstructed Americana at Marc Jacobs | The Cutting Class. Marc Jacobs, SS16, New York.
29 Oct 2015
Deconstructed Americana at Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs, SS16, New York. In a palette of red, white and blue the Marc Jacobs collection for Spring-Summer 2016...

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Graphic Movement at Christopher Kane | The Cutting Class. Christopher Kane, SS16, London.
16 Oct 2015
Graphic Movement at Christopher Kane

Christopher Kane, SS16, London.As ever, the catwalk show for Spring-Summer 2016 showed the latest results from the Christopher Kane laboratory....

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