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Looking Twice: Fashion and Illusion

“Dresses that pretend to be other garments, other objects. Fabrics that lie. Prints that look three-dimensional but are flat. Bodies that are skewed and warped by their enclosing garments. Garment shapes that defy their own laws. Clothing that does not seem real.” The exhibition “Looking Twice: Fashion and Illusion”, a platform for emerging British talents…

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Sand People [Film Project]

” What happens to people left behind? What happens in a space consisting solely of architectural ruins overrun with massive sand dunes? “. Focused through the lens of fashion,  Sand People is a fashion/art film project, shot by Andreas Waldschuetz (in Kolmanskop, Namibia) aiming to explore the relationship between environment and personal development… Watch the…

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Ara Jo : Futuristic Fashion Design

You probably recognize the design of young Central Saint Martin’s 09 graduate Ara Jo. Selected for the CSM’s 2009 Graduate Press Show, her ‘Hypnosis‘ collection gained the attention from the press as well as celebrity fashion stylist Nicola Formichetti, who dressed Lady Gaga with Ara’s Jumpsuit last September in Toronto Since then Ara’s collection has…

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The Best of Central Saint Martins 2009 BA Graduating Show

I wait for the moment all year long, when I can sit and review the graduating class of Central Saint Martins collections. Known for all the rising stars that have been born from the school along their meticulous curriculum, CSM students know how to perform, whether on a BA or MA level, they have been…