Thursday, October 1, 2009

This is not a JKT PRJCT

So we're doing tailoring in Studio this semester, it is VERY exciting to be able to put together pencil and paper and end up with a perfectly (well sort of) constructed tailored jacket in exactly your proportions with functioning welts, jets and lapels!

(Zegna Jacket technical illustration)

One of our first projects for the Studio was to deconstruct a basic tailored garment. The subject focuses on tailoring in terms of deconstruction- particularly influenced by Belgium & Japanese designers.

(deconstructing the jacket)

Here is the outcome of the first homework assignment- to translate a tailored jacket into something, anything, just specifically not a jacket.

(taking a mans jacket and placing the shoulder pads on the hips like a french farthingale; making the leap from menswear to womenswear almost instantaneously with the lapel and collar becoming the waist band and the cuffs used to create button detail at centre front)

Ellery does not normally look so fridge-like

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