The Collection is about expressing the diversity of a metropolitan by handmade textiles (hand-felted wool and hand interlacing technique) and innovative silhouette. Transforming different 3D shapes of the architectures in the city into the outfit's silhouette is the main design direction to show the abstract idea of the fusion of the architecture and multi-culture of a metropolitan.
The inspiration of this SS-16 collection is an intersection of contemporary and vintage fashion. In the context of Ready-to-Wear, the possibility is to offer timeless and trendy styles that are wearable for any occasion. Timeless multicolor prints and patterns, shaped in modern slim fit cuts, have been designed to reflect different and unique looks of the silhouette.
The objective was to create a unique thing which will be able to emphasize an individual stile of its owner. Motives was meticulously designed by myself and printed on natural silk. The material of collection is silk. Radiance of silk makes print very bright and it looks even more like mosaic or kaleidoscope.
With a work that looked very challenging, Designer, Lissa Yeon Yi Koo tried to make this collection fun by using fabrics of both neoprene and laces. As she claims, the neoprene made the design sporty. And the lace, which made it extremely feminine. By combining a few different feelings in a single work, this dress expresses a class of elegance and sportiness while not one overbearing another.
Danko is a colorful sweater with humanistic conception, that has a symbolic aspect so that wearing it in public people could communicating a romantic idea. Let people's flaming hearts be visible! The Sweater knit pattern imitates thermography map of human body with its centre at heart area. The coldest zones are depicted with blue color while the hottest place is red. The idea of the Sweater encourages for passionate living by outlining heart that is a symbol of affection and love. The Sweater is a realization of the belief that all people are heroes due to human nature.
The bioLogic team explored how bacterial properties can be applied to fabric and formed into living interfaces between body and environment. They found novel means of using Natto bacteria, which move in response to changes in humidity. The team harvested Natto cells and applied them to fabric with custom 3D printers.The cell-infused fabric was used to make sport garments. As the fabric reacts to perspiration, tiny vents over the body's heat zones open and close, allowing for instant cooling. In fall 2015, the suits featured in a live ballet performance.
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