Couture Collection F/W 97/98. Thierry Mugler's ANIMAL UNIVERSE (Smooth and sharp, grace and strength). "Insects have an armor-like body with a highly futuristic design. They are in tune with the times and this time is my realm of research."- Thierry Mugler. More
Issey Miyake, in the late 1980s began to experiment with new methods of pleating that would allow both flexibility of movement for the wearer as well as ease of care and production. In which the garments are cut and sewn first, then sandwiched between layers of paper and fed into a heat press, where they are pleated.