Sewing and Construction

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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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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 on Jacquemus Raw Silk Shirt | The Cutting Class. Jacquemus shirt details from AW19 for the 'La chemise Loya' in dark beige and light blue.
19 Sep 2019
Details on Jacquemus Raw Silk Shirt

Jacquemus, AW19, 'La chemise Loya' in dark beige and light blue. In the second article, so far, of garments that...

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Rejina Pyo Shirt Details - The Cutting Class. Pistachio Rory Shirt, Pre Fall 2019.
05 Sep 2019
Rejina Pyo Pistachio Shirt Details

Rory shirt from Rejina Pyo, Pre Fall 2019. With the churn of imagery for the fashion seasons, it can be...

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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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21 Nov 2015
Wearable Architecture at DZHUS

DZHUS, “Totalitarium”, AW15, Kiev.The Autumn-Winter 2015 collection for DZHUS was filled with geometric details that used tucks and pleating to...

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Lace Engineering at Céline | The Cutting Class. Céline, SS16, Paris.
09 Nov 2015
Lace Engineering at Céline

Céline, SS16, Paris. There are certain garments where the feats of construction at work are well-known, such as the layers...

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Is it ever ok to have bad finishes? The Cutting Class. Yeezy, SS16, New York.
29 Sep 2015
Is it ever ok to have bad finishes?

Yeezy, SS16, New York.While looking at the Yeezy collection for Spring-Summer 2016 with puckered seams and wavy zippers, a question...

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Crushed and Creased Tailoring at Gucci | The Cutting Class. Gucci, AW15, Milan.
10 Sep 2015
Crushed and Creased Tailoring at Gucci

Gucci, AW15, Milan. The Autumn-Winter 2015 collection at Gucci had a more subtle atmosphere, a more come-as-you-are version of “fashion”...

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