Sewing and Construction

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The Christian Dior Toile Room | The Cutting Class. Images of toiles from the 2019 V&A exhibition paired with their catwalk versions.
05 Nov 2019
The Christian Dior Toile Room

Toile of garment, Christian Dior by John Galliano, Haute Couture, Spring-Summer 2007. One of the most amazing rooms in the...

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Zip Details from Prada AW1999 | The Cutting Class.
29 Oct 2019
Zip Details from Prada AW1999

Prada, AW1999. Sometimes you see an image pop up and even though it's from a collection that's 20 years old,...

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Pinched Shoulders at Balenciaga | The Cutting Class. Balenciaga tailoring AW19, Fluo Yellow Car Coat.
22 Oct 2019
Pinched Shoulders at Balenciaga

Pinched Shoulders at Balenciaga, AW19. Sometimes it seems like a bit of a shame that there was so much hype...

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Sies Marjan Jacket Details | The Cutting Class. Detail of Haru Twill Waisted Jacket from AW19.
15 Oct 2019
Sies Marjan Jacket Details

Sies Marjan Jacket Details, AW19. There were some interesting details on a style called the 'Haru Twill Waisted Jacket' from...

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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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