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Pocket Bags at Calvin Klein. The Cutting Class.
26 Sep 2019
Calvin Klein Pocket Bags

Calvin Klein pocket bags. Calvin Klein, 205W39NYC (AW18), New York. There was an interesting pocket detail at the Calvin Klein...

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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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Pure Construction at Christian Dior | The Cutting Class. Christian Dior, SS16, Paris.
25 Oct 2015
Pure Construction at Christian Dior

Christian Dior, SS16, Paris. After the recent news that Raf Simons would no longer be the artistic director at Dior...

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Bold and Subtle Details at Dior Couture | The Cutting Class. Christian Dior, AW15, Haute Couture, Paris.
21 Aug 2015
Bold & Subtle Details at Dior Couture

Christian Dior, AW15, Haute Couture, Paris. The Autumn-Winter 2015 collection at Christian Dior was filled with bold, immediate design elements...

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Bust Shaping with Panel Lines at Dior | The Cutting Class. Christian Dior, SS15, Haute Couture, Paris.
22 Apr 2015
Bust Shaping with Panel Lines at Dior

Christian Dior, SS15, Haute Couture, Paris. In discussing some of the details from the Balenciaga Pre-Fall 2015 collection», we began...

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Ribboned Pleats at Dior Haute Couture | The Cutting Class. Christian Dior, Haute Couture, SS15, Paris.
10 Feb 2015
Ribboned Pleats at Dior Haute Couture

Christian Dior, Haute Couture, SS15, Paris. From a construction point of view, there are a number of beautiful and clever...

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Glossary: Pintucks | The Cutting Class. Christian Dior, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris.
07 Aug 2014
Glossary: Pintucks

Christian Dior, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris. Pintucks are a versatile textile detail that can be used in different ways to...

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Glossary: Princess Panel Lines | The Cutting Class. Christian Dior, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris. Bodice seam lines continue from the armhole down over the bust and to the waist.
16 Jul 2014
Glossary: Princess Panel Lines

Christian Dior, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris. Here are a couple of examples of how princess panel lines were used in...

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Structural Waist Shaping at Dior Couture | The Cutting Class. Christian Dior, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris.
09 Jul 2014
Structural Waist Shaping at Dior Couture

Christian Dior, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris. For the Christian Dior couture collection for Autumn-Winter 2014, the first section of the...

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25 May 2014
Glossary: Back Vents

Christian Dior, AW14, Paris. Example of back vents from Autumn-Winter 2014 collection at Christian Dior. Vents such as these are...

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