Filmed using Google’s new VR180 technology, this video forms part of the projects experimentation with new digital technologies, knitting together two single channel videos to create a 3D image.
Created using 3D imaging software combined with an iPhone camera, this virtual model was created within the museum archive. Utilising emergent technologies as a means of quickly capturing a 3-dimensional visualisation in the archive space. Continue reading “3D Imaging”
Cindy Sherman’s series Fashion Pictures challenge the industry’s conventions of beauty and grace. Her first such commission, made in 1983, parodies typical fashion photography and features garments from the Comme des Garçons AW1983-84 collection. Continue reading “Comme des Garçons – Cindy Sherman”
‘When a woman smiles, her dress must smile also’
Madeleine Vionnet (1876-1975) was part of a group of creative women who transformed fashion in the early 20th century. That she preferred to identify herself as a dressmaker rather than a designer is a testament to her commitment to the craft. She sought to bring about a cohesion between body and dress, starting her design process on a half-scale mannequin and working with the features of the fabric to value the natural contours of the body. Continue reading “Madeleine Vionnet”
Charles James garment interior view.
A black pattern ‘toile’ from Cristóbal Balenciga, February 1965 Continue reading “Balenciaga – Pattern pieces 1965”
Comme des Garçons store in Aoyama, Tokyo.
Mannequins on display at Bunka fashion college in Tokyo.