LACE IN FASHION NOW
Article from- New York Times 2016 Spring Fashion week ,image courtesy of -http://i1.nyt.com/images/2015/09/16/fashion/0916-IFW-trends3/0916-IFW-trends3-jumbo.jpg
Here are two of Johnathon Simkhai lace garments from his 2016 runway collection, demonstrating that although lace is a material used hundreds of years ago that it is still very fashionable, perhaps timeless.
The garment structure itself appears very simple , I feel this is due to the fact that the lace itself is already very detailed and nearly even decorative , a more dramatic structure could therefore have made the garment, too much and just plain tacky .I feel that in case I make a garment out of my textiles in the end that I should keep this in mind ,and really consider the placing and use of space in my work , to separate any lace or lace inspired work instead of just allowing the textiles to overpower the entire garment in a unflattering manner.
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