Creative Cutting Project

 
 
 

Twisting the kimono construction - Grad Dip CSM Fashion '15

RESEARCH - Draping & Creative Pattern Cutting

Being half-Japanese but growing up in Brazil, the kimono had always been an elusive piece to me until I moved to London and could buy my first one at a vintage market.  Traditionally worn in a very constricting way and with many layers as not to show any skin,  in this project I wanted to use similar geometrical pattern pieces to make a more dramatic silhouette that responded to dance and movement.

 
 
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