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Sleeves, Necklines, Collars, and Dress Types | She's in Fashion I’ve recently ventured into drafting patterns starting from my basic bodice and skirt sloper. The fit issues are minimal, since the sloper is made skin tight. Design ease is added as you go along. I found these reference pictures useful for ideas on basic sleeves, necklines, collars, and dress types. These are from Vogue Sewing, circa 1982. - Your Guide To The Gods OMG that dress!: Archive

Jean Paul Gaultier - Designer Fashion Label After working for Pierre Cardin and Jean Patou, Jean Paul Gaultier set out on his own to create a womenswear line. The label’s gender-bending, deconstructed aesthetic, and risqué collaborations—like Madonna’s infamous cone-shaped bra for the 1990 Blonde Ambition tour—gave the designer his “enfant terrible” reputation. He’s also known as one of the industry’s master tailors, with a knack for tuxes, trenches, and leather, and a tendency to embrace equestrian, military, and royal tropes—all with a sense of fun. In addition to the clothes, Gaultier created a successful fragrance line packaged in his signature torso-shaped bottles. His first couture collection didn’t come until 1997, but has been critically acclaimed since its beginnings. In 1999, Hermès bought 35 percent of the Jean Paul Gaultier company, which gave the brand capital to open up stores in East Asia. Designed By Jean Paul Gaultier, 1976 - Present Owned By Jean Paul Gaultier and Puig Websites

Sadhu Two sadhus near Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. A sadhu in Kathmandu, Nepal. Naga sadhu in Pashupatinath temple, Nepal Sadhu in Pashupatinath Etymology[edit] The Sanskrit terms sādhu ("good man") and sādhvī ("good woman") refer to renouncers who have chosen to live a life apart from or on the edges of society to focus on their own spiritual practice.[3] The words come from the Sanskrit root sādh, which means "reach one's goal", "make straight", or "gain power over".[4] The same root is used in the word sādhana, which means "spiritual practice". Sadhu rituals[edit] Sadhus are sanyasi, or renunciates, who have left behind all material attachments and live in caves, forests and temples all over India and Nepal. A sadhu is usually referred to as Baba by common people. There are 4 to 5 million sadhus in India today and they are widely respected for their holiness,[5] and sometimes feared for their curses. Sadhu sects[edit] Sadhus engage in a wide variety of religious practices.

Ulyana Sergeenko Ulyana Sergeenko is a rising fashion designer from Russia. She has made a strong debut in fashion world with her new collection autumn/winter 2011-12 (also featured in VOGUE Russia). The collection is inspired by 1950's, Soviet times. Indeed, when looking at the illustration on the fabrics the first thing that comes to mind is a huge farmer's land. I would describe a collection farmer/chic.

Italian Fashion News: Ferretti's Aquatic Dreams for Spring 2013 | Seemingly bioluminescent gowns, freshly netted from the watery underworld or skimmed from the shimmering surface of the evening sea, clung to the models walking Alberta Ferretti’s runway for Spring 2013. Details of algae-like sequin and beading glittered lightly against the soft and subtle colors Ferretti is known for. In this case she chose deep midnight blues, muted turquoises, sandy neutrals, and shimmery blacks. Ferretti’s collection held solidly to the theme of delicate sea life without distraction or anomaly in any of the looks. Especially evocative of this watery world were both the wave-swept draping techniques and the organza details resting like opaque filmy seaweed against the skin. The exceptionally crafted Italian lace tulle and luxury silk organza, historically the best in the world, served Ferretti beautifully for this 2013 collection.

Designing Flying Dresses And The Future Of Fashion, Meet Studio XO | Video You might have heard of London-based fashion/technology company Studio XO for their mind-blowing creations for artists and pop stars. They've designed a "digital mermaid bra," whose crystals sparkled in time to Azealia Banks' real-time rapping, and crafted LED stage wear for the Black Eyed Peas. After discovering Studio XO's blushing Bubelle dress (which changed colors based on the wearer's mood), TechHaus, the technical division of Haus of Gaga, initiated a collaboration on a series of dresses for Lady Gaga's ARTPOP campaign: a 3D-printed bubble machine dress called Anemone, a Jeff Koons-inspired design called the Parametric Sculpture Dress, a piece with animated black mirrors named Cipher, and Volantis, a dress that literally takes flight. When Studio XO wave their magic wand, they turn fantastical ideas into reality, and The Creators Project captured some of this magic in our new documentary on the future-fashion group, above. Early sketch of Anenome. Early render of Anenome.

women fashion shoes, boots, retro indie clothing & vintage clothes 2014 Wardrobe Post | Lavender Fox I posted a less detailed Wardrobe post to my facebook at the beginning of January, but I took so many photos that I thought it would be a shame not to share them, hence this post. :) Be warned, this is a pretty photo heavy blog post, full of detail shots of many pieces. Putting this together was so much fun, and I can’t wait to add to it next year! Now, on to the frills! Dresses Ragnarok~The Tale of the End of The World~ JSK Herr Drosslmeyer’s Wonderbox OP Twilight Circus JSK Tartan Check Babydoll JSK Crystal Dream Carnival OP Drained Cherry OP Dreamy Horoscope JSK Jewelry Jelly JSK Lady Pleats JSK Milky Berry JSK Antique Clock OP Fairy from Forest JSK Snow Dot OP Pocket Embroidery JSK Lawn Gingham JSK Phantom Merry Go Round Margarette JSK Chocolate Classic JSK Moonlit Stroll JSK Mozarabic Chant Sugarplum JSK Meryl OP Skirts Galactic Journey to the Stars Night Ship Alice Holy Lantern Oldschool plaid skirt Sweet Jewelry Princess Ball of Starlight Francois Rose Skirt Annette Skirt Blouses Corsets & Bustiers Coats Jackets