Design Allstars

Design Allstars

Design Allstars featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Oblivion

The collection Oblivion, which is complex and controversial takes its inspiration from a seductive, witchy Diva and is dealing a lot with symbolism and spirituality. The part of the labyrinth which can be seen in every outfit through the massive strips, embroidery and self-designed print is metaphoric to personal thoughts and feelings- not to get lost. All different aspects are elaborated enchanted and bewildered, equally through the massive volume but also provocative suspender pieces, knitwear, the mirror headpiece, tarot and delicate fabrics such as silk, velvet and pure cashmere.

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Fatopia

Doyeon Yoni Yu is bringing body positivity and size inclusivity into fashion. In this fat-phobic society, her designs are specifically created to celebrate all different types of bodies, sizes and colors. 'Fatopia: The Celebration of Flesh' highlighted the curves and shapes of the body with her designs. Her creations are to truly celebrate body equality and liberate everybody from this fat phobic society. Furthermore, to empower people to love their bodies and take a stand against size discrimination.

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Transcendence

This collection aims to discover the alternative by applying digital fashion design method to America’s most iconic material- denim. The whole collection follows a timeline, from the past to the future, with a few looks serving the purpose of indicating the error occurred during the digitalizing process. The whole collection combines traditional denim treatment and innovative 3D construction. By presenting this collection with the most advanced technology such as AR and VR, will give the audience an immersive experience and shorten the distance between reality and virtuality.

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Tormenta

Tormenta is inspired by maritime materials, and the personal connection with sailing. The collection started with the pattern of a sail. This pattern was used for the weaving blueprints. All materials were developed in collaboration with TextileLab Tilburg. The goal was to create shape into the materials with recycled fishnet nylon. Afterwards the materials were converted into wearable designs and high fashion. The remaining materials were used to create material installations. The Tormenta 3d printed shoes were designed and produced in collaboration with Chris van den Elzen and Shapeways.

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The Transparent City

The collection was inspired by geometric structures of building forest in the city featuring with concrete walls and window frame's cuts. Seo Ah Lee would like to express masculine silhouette and geometric lines through her collection. Her collection consists of 2 men's apparels and 1 women's apparel. She made them with lamb's leather and organza, the organza was developed by herself, to express geometric patterns of the building forest.

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Mannerism

Since the inspiration is the Mannerism artist's approach, she did several explorations using shirts to create her own design. This process led her to create the collection that looks artistitc but still wearable. Through the shirts explorations, she found several interesting details and applied these elementsts to the silhouette, construction, and prints of the clothes. Also she did some collage becuase it reminds her of Mannerism art as well. The collage technique led her understand and create new structure of the garments.

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