Fabrics and Textiles

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Pushing Circles at Junya Watanabe | The Cutting Class. Junya Watanabe, SS15, Paris.
09 Dec 2014
Pushing Circles at Junya Watanabe

Junya Watanabe, SS15, Paris. Sometimes it’s interesting to think backwards from where a designer ended up and take the time...

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Constructing Voids with Charlotte Ham | The Cutting Class. Garments from Void by Charlotte Ham
02 Dec 2014
Constructing Voids with Charlotte Ham

Garments from “Void” by Charlotte Ham’s label I C E. There are times when traditional clothing materials simply will not...

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Bold Stripes at Balmain | The Cutting Class. Balmain, SS15, Paris.
24 Nov 2014
Bold Stripes at Balmain

Balmain, SS15, Paris. The Spring-Summer 2015 collection at Balmain played with stripes in varying thicknesses. At times bold stripes were...

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Sneaker References at Alexander Wang | The Cutting Class. Alexander Wang, SS15, New York.
15 Sep 2014
Sneaker References at Alexander Wang

Alexander Wang, SS15, New York. Some of the best designers can get amazing mileage out of even the simplest of...

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Muted Tones and Soft Curves at Marc Jacobs | The Cutting Class. Marc Jacobs, AW14, New York.
03 Sep 2014
Muted Tones and Soft Curves at Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs, AW14, New York. After a spectacular final show at Louis Vuitton, the next collection by Marc Jacobs at...

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Leather and Knit Details at Louis Vuitton | The Cutting Class. Louis Vuitton, AW14, Paris. Nicolas Ghesquière
28 Aug 2014
Leather and Knit Details at Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton, AW14, Paris. It was fitting for a house such as Louis Vuitton, that is so renowned for it’s...

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Glossary: Pintucks | The Cutting Class. Christian Dior, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris.
07 Aug 2014
Glossary: Pintucks

Christian Dior, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris. Pintucks are a versatile textile detail that can be used in different ways to...

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Big Red Carpet Bows at Viktor and Rolf | The Cutting Class. Viktor and Rolf, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris.
31 Jul 2014
Big Red Carpet Bows at Viktor and Rolf

Viktor and Rolf, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris. Some designers like to present a collection as though it’s a new wardrobe;...

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Encrusted Fabrics and Sculpted Silhouettes at Chanel | The Cutting Class. Chanel, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris, Image 23. Tiny concrete tiles.
24 Jul 2014
Encrusted Fabrics & Sculpted Silhouettes at Chanel

Chanel, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris. The sheer size of the Chanel couture collections, combined with the technical abilities of the...

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Glossary: Glen Plaid | The Cutting Class. Alexander McQueen, Menswear, SS15, London. Glen plaid panelled with plain and houndstooth suiting.
02 Jul 2014
Glossary: Glen Plaid

Alexander McQueen, Menswear, SS15, London. An example of fabric woven with a glen plaid pattern, mixed with plain and houndstooth...

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