Sewing and Construction

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22 May 2012
Experiments in the 2nd Dimension at Comme des Garcons

Comme des Garçons, AW12, Paris. For her Autumn-Winter 2012 collection for Comme des Garçons, Rei Kawakubo presented a very flat...

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19 Mar 2012
Ornate Detailing at Balmain

Balmain, AW12, Paris. To create an opulent collection in his second season at the head of Balmain, Olivier Rousteing drew...

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12 Jan 2012
Wedding Cliches at Comme des Garcons

Comme des Garçons, SS12, Paris. Rei Kawakubo and the team at Comme des Garçons were able to tread a careful...

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22 Nov 2011
Raglan Details at Proenza Schouler

Proenza Schouler, SS12, New York. Sleeve shapes and panelling are a subtle yet directional way that designers are controlling the...

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19 Oct 2011
Effortless Lace and Embroidery at Valentino

Valentino, Couture, SS12, Paris. There are some designers who can take an idea or a technique that has been used...

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11 Oct 2011
Smocking Techniques at Miu Miu

Miu Miu, SS12, Paris. In the past few seasons there have been some great examples of designers taking fairly old-fashioned...

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29 Aug 2011
The Last Masterpieces of Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen, AW10, Paris. For many who knew or worked with Alexander McQueen, or for those many people who admired...

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22 Aug 2011
Quilting, Beading and Embroidery by Maria Parsons

Maria Parsons, MA Graduate Collection 2011. The leap from concept to realised design can be one of the most difficult...

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15 Aug 2011
Exquisite Details at Jean Paul Gaultier Couture

Jean Paul Gaultier, Couture, AW11, Paris. There are some designers who create clothes that have a great sense of movement,...

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11 Aug 2011
Carefully Constructed Shoulders at Armani Prive

Armani Prive, Couture, AW11, Paris. It is commonplace for designers to develop altered silhouettes and construction techniques that carry throughout...

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