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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 Comme...

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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 garments...

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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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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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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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Clashing Patterns and Collar Details at Miu Miu | The Cutting Class. Miu Miu, AW15, Paris.
27 Mar 2015
Clashing Patterns and Collar Details at Miu Miu

Miu Miu, AW15, Paris.With tweeds, stripes, animal skins and pseudo animal prints, the Autumn-Winter 2015 collection at Miu Miu was...

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Honeycomb Pattern Structures at Junya Watanabe | The Cutting Class. Junya Watanabe, AW15, Paris.
18 Mar 2015
Honeycomb Pattern Structures at Junya Watanabe

Junya Watanabe, AW15, Paris. The Autumn-Winter 2015 collection at Junya Watanabe was filled with repetitive structures created with a mathematical...

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Ribboned Pleats at Dior Haute Couture | The Cutting Class. Christian Dior, Haute Couture, SS15, Paris.
10 Feb 2015
Ribboned Pleats at Dior Haute Couture

Christian Dior, Haute Couture, SS15, Paris. From a construction point of view, there are a number of beautiful and clever...

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Silicone Texture by Lucy Simpson | The Cutting Class.
02 Feb 2015
Silicone Texture by Lucy Simpson

Lucy Simpson, 2014.Some designers start with their end product in mind, and experiment endlessly until they can turn their mental...

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Pixelated Faces Play with Scale at KTZ | The Cutting Class. KTZ (Kokon To Zai), Menswear, AW15, London.
20 Jan 2015
Pixelated Faces Play with Scale at KTZ

KTZ (Kokon To Zai), Menswear, AW15, London. “Scale”, as a principle of design, can provide designers with a never ending...

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