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03 Jul 2014
Creating Cartridge Pleats

Alexander McQueen, AW13, Paris. Cartridge pleats are a detail that you may associate with historical and period costume as they...

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The Fullness and Shaping of Sleeves: Part 3
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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13 Aug 2013
Thom Browne’s Off The Body Tailoring

Thom Browne, AW13, New York. When the silhouette of a garment moves far enough away from the body, all the...

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30 Jul 2013
Black Volume at Viktor and Rolf

Viktor and Rolf, Couture, AW13, Paris. The Autumn-Winter 2013 couture collection by Viktor and Rolf was an exploration of organic...

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12 Jul 2013
Blended Felting Techniques

Alexander Wang, AW11, New York. Felting is a fabric technique that can produce a variety of different effects depending on...

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10 Jul 2013
Trims in Negative Space at Christopher Kane

Christopher Kane, AW13, London. We often think of trims and braids as something that goes on the outside of garments....

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03 Jul 2013
Couture in Rubber and Denim at Margiela

Maison Martin Margiela, Couture, AW13, Paris. Never a label to play by the rules, the Maison Martin Margiela couture collections...

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12 Jun 2013
Simple Geometry at Balenciaga

Balenciaga, AW13, Paris. The Autumn-Winter 2013 collection at Balenciaga used a simple palette of monochrome to explore careful draping and...

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28 May 2013
Drape Analysis of a Balenciaga Jacket

Balenciaga, AW13, Paris. Sometimes it is worthwhile focusing on some of the more subtle pieces of a collection and understanding...

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13 May 2013
Surreal Motifs at Christian Dior

Christian Dior, AW13, Paris. The recent Christian Dior collection for Autumn-Winter 2013 used an array of solid and elegantly draped...

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