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Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams Exhibition at V&A. © The Cutting Class, 2019.
01 Sep 2019
V&A Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

Image of the Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams Exhibition. Image courtesy of the V&A © Adrien Dirand 2019. For those lucky...

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26 May 2014
Glossary: Open Ended Zipper

Anrealage, AW12, Tokyo. Example of an open ended zipper from the Autumn-Winter 2012 collection by Anrealage. Open ended zips are...

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15 May 2014
Watching Details Move Through Time at Anrealage

Anrealage, AW12, Tokyo. In the same way that some of the Futurist artists used stuttering lines to indicate speed and...

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02 May 2014
The Fullness and Shaping of Sleeves: Part 3

Alexander Wang, AW13, New York. This post forms the third part of a series about The Fullness and Shaping of...

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23 Aug 2012
Jock Armour and Punk Details at Thom Browne

Thom Browne, Menswear, AW12. The jock vs. punk subculture dichotomy that Thom Browne created for his Autumn-Winter 2012 show gave...

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17 Aug 2012
Bejewelled Masks at Maison Martin Margiela Haute Couture

Maison Martin Margiela, Couture, AW12, Paris. For their debut haute couture collection, the Margiela team put together an unusual mix...

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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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17 May 2012
The Silhouette behind the Embellishment at Chanel

Chanel, AW12, Paris. With so many looks, garments, different fabrics and embellishments involved in a Chanel show, it often takes...

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10 May 2012
Futuristic Workwear at Balenciaga

Balenciaga, AW12, Paris. Nicolas Ghesquiere has a knack for making his job at Balenciaga look easier than it actually is....

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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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