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20130811BVInspiredSampleDetail

Sample inspired by the skirt detail on this Bottega Veneta dress.

BVDress

Photo souce http://showstudio.com/collection/bottega_veneta_milan_womenswear_a_w_2013/lou_stoppard_reports_on_the_bottega_veneta_show [Accessed 11/8/2013]

I made my sample with long strips of bias cut wool, folded and stitched down onto a base fabric along one long edge.

 

I think it might make a good mini skirt.

20130811BVInspiredSample

Samples/sketches inspired by a couple of interesting techniques/garment features seen in the Levi’s Store.

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IMGP1178Slashed to depth of radius

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Slashed to slightly less than depth of radius

20130630SleeveSketch
Well, a semi circle for this one

20130630Shoe
Looking around my own clothes I noticed the ruffles on this sandal are made from circles of leather folded and stiched down in bunches to create a striking, structural detail.