3D Paper Manipulation
This is a garment by Ashleigh Smith. She uses Origami to create the triangles on this dress and connects them all together. I have chosen to look into Smith because she uses a technique that I would like to use. It looks like she layers paper on top of paper to give the triangles more texture. I am also looking into simple shapes to create using origami as well.
How to Make a Wire from a Plastic Bottle
How to Make a Wire from a Plastic Bottle. A wire can easily be made with an empty plastic soda bottle. This wire can be used to make stems for fake flowers, as well as bracelets and other jewelry. Cut a soda bottle into a spiral. The width...
Paper Fashions Preview : Pratt + Paper & Ralph Pucci
Pratt Institute and Ralph Pucci International presented "Pratt + Paper & Ralph Pucci," an exclusive exhibition preview of paper designs by fashion design, fine arts, industrial design, and interior design students from Pratt's School of Art and Design on Tuesday, December 7th at the Ralph Pucci International Gallery Nine Showroom in New York. An interdisciplinary group of 50 Pratt students were challenged to a semester-long study in texture and form to dress Pucci's Spring 2011 "GIRL 2"…
Nieuwenhuyse Eco-Fashion Collection Mimics Snakeskin – Green Design Blog
Wood cutouts normally are discarded to landfills as they can never be used again being a cutout but in the case of the Nieuwenhuyse Eco-fashion Collection. Fashion designer graduating student Stefanie Nieuwenhuyse was able to create a stunning fashion collection out of the plywood cutouts.
Matthew Brodie: Paper Dresses Editorial
It's always nice to see a fashion spread that brings more to the plate than just the latest runway looks. In his Madame magazine spread, "Paper Dresses", art director Matthew Brodie not only crafts his own props and set, he designs a whole collection of actual paper dresses, as well.
New aw/w 14 Designer: Mordekai | intensely ironic or depressing insight into our own visualisation of women. Great juxtaposition or link of lace, pink (symbols of feminist) and imprisonment, chains and shackles
Thought-Provoking Photos That Explore Cultural Appropriation in Fashion
We talk a lot about cultural appropriation these days — last week’s national debate about Miley Cyrus feels like months ago, doesn’t it? — and most of the time the conversations quickly escalate into heated arguments. It’s always a hot-button topic,…