Fabrics and Textiles

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31 Oct 2011
Grown-up Subcultures at Danielle Scutt

Danielle Scutt, SS12, London. There was an interesting mix of high end / lo-fi street references in the recent Danielle...

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19 Oct 2011
Effortless Lace and Embroidery at Valentino

Valentino, Couture, SS12, Paris. There are some designers who can take an idea or a technique that has been used...

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11 Oct 2011
Smocking Techniques at Miu Miu

Miu Miu, SS12, Paris. In the past few seasons there have been some great examples of designers taking fairly old-fashioned...

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29 Sep 2011
Laser Cut Silver Leather at Giles

Giles, SS12, London. Lasercutting fabrics and leather is a clever technique that can be used to create lace-like effects out...

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01 Sep 2011
Missoni Knitwear Techniques

Missoni, AW11, Milan. There are some catwalk shows that are almost blinding in the designers use of colours, textures, patterns...

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29 Aug 2011
The Last Masterpieces of Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen, AW10, Paris. For many who knew or worked with Alexander McQueen, or for those many people who admired...

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16 Aug 2011
Leatherwork and Pleating at Anne Sofie Madsen

Anne Sofie Madsen, SS12, Copenhagen. A lot of designers find inspiration in a hard vs soft, sheer vs opaque dialogue...

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29 Jul 2011
Beautiful Buttons at Chanel Couture

Chanel, Couture, AW11, Paris. Hidden amongst the boucles and tweeds at the Chanel couture collections were some incredible buttons that...

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20 Jul 2011
Fabrics and Textiles: Variations on Pinstripe

Comme des Garçons Homme Plus, Menswear, SS12, Paris. The classic pinstripe has been appearing in a lot of collections of...

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01 Jul 2011
Bias Cut and Diagonal Panels at Raf Simons

Raf Simons, Menswear, SS12, Paris. It was all about diagonals, checks and plaids at the recent Raf Simons collection for...

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