Fabrics and Textiles

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05 May 2011
Applique at Tsumori Chisato

Tsumori Chisato, AW11, Paris. When creating certain decorative shapes on the surface of garments, it is not always practical to...

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04 May 2011
Padded Minimalism by Tze Goh

Tze Goh, AW10, London. When it comes to design, simplicity can often breed perfectionism by means of pure necessity. The...

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03 May 2011
Fabrics and Textiles: Lace

Prada, AW08, Lookbook. There are certain areas of fashion design that are often summarised together under an umbrella term, but...

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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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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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13 Apr 2011
Placement and Repeat Prints at Jean-Charles de Castelbajac

Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, AW11, Paris. When it comes to print designs they generally fall into one of two categories. The...

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08 Apr 2011
Layered Tulle at Dior Couture

Christian Dior, Haute Couture, SS11, Paris. Considering all the controversy surrounding Galliano’s exit from Dior it is worth returning the...

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06 Apr 2011
Pleats: McCartney, Miyake and Fortuny

Stella McCartney, AW11, Paris. In the recent Stella McCartney collection, there were some beautifully pleated garments that were reminiscent of...

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05 Apr 2011
Fabrics and Textiles: The Connotations of Fur

Céline, AW11, Paris. Of all the fabrics that are used for fashion collections, animal fur is surely the most politicised...

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04 Apr 2011
Leatherwork at Junya Watanabe

Junya Watanabe, AW11, Paris. In the recent Junya Watanabe collection there was some great details in the leatherwork which are...

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