Monthly Archives: May 2011

Helmut Lang

Helmut Lang concentrates on the exhibition of the interior structure of a garment and methods of reversal and subtraction. His label was founded in 1986 through to his resignation in 2005. Lang concentrated on exposing shoulder padding of sleeveless shift dresses and … Continue reading

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muted tones of monochrome

 alanna barca – synopsis  My project experiments with creating monochromatic environments for three photographs, in three different tones, violet, ivory and pastel blue. Tones of colour are built onto the figure through layers of ‘garment accessories’. My project experiments with … Continue reading

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HADALY

My interpretation of this studio is that there is a great focus on contrasts, exploring the unexpected and unconventional and really breaking the norm of what it is to create clothing, and the motives behind it. The contrast and harmony … Continue reading

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ISSEY MIYAKE – GEMINI

Issey Miyake is one of those designers who has long fascinated me. From the innovative Issey Miyake Fete – garments that redefined the way we think about memories and time – to the iconic Pleats Please tote, Miyake never seemed … Continue reading

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Like no ones watching Jacket

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Jan Vormann : Dispatchwork

This was part of a group project ’20 Eventi’. Jan Vormann uses Lego bricks to repair damaged walls. The surfaces he has patched up in the photos bellow are in Bocchignano, Italy. The work is regarded as ‘repatching’ or ‘repairing’. I … Continue reading

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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN HIGHLAND RAPE AW 1995

Following our Das lecture monday morning, I wanted to further research Alexander McQueens earlier collections. Lilliana paid special attention to McQueen’s controversial Highland Rape collection, as well as Comme Des Garcons bump collection. Personally I have never felt offended by … Continue reading

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