The brief history of the connection between clothing and shelter 5

In an essay by Patricia Mears “Fraying the Edges; Fashion and Deconstruction.” Mears shows that deconstruction in Fashion is not as theoretically influenced as that of architecture. In the early collections of Comme des Garcons and Yohji Yamamoto deconstructed garments with frayed edges, exposed seams, and deliberate holes and cuts began to appear in high […]

The brief history of the connection between clothing and shelter 3

The work of Paul Poiret in Fashion industry has some Art Nouveau´s popular curvilinear shapes of the late nineteenth century. In this time the simplicity of form and fluid ornamentation was important. the shapes coming from nature were sources of inspiration. Later during the early to mid-twentieth century, both fashion and architecture moved toward a […]

The brief history of the connection between clothing and shelter 1

Cultural and economical conditions has always influences architecture and fashion. The connection between buildings and clothings goes back to the ice-age. In ancient Greece, the iconic tunic out of wool which was made from a single fabric wrapped over the body of women or men (called Chiton dress), were used both in clothing and Greek […]

Architecture and Fashion from early 80s

Both Fashion and Architecture contributed started to contribute to each other from early 80s. In fact in April 1981 two Japanese fashion designers, Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto presented their work in Paris. Their designs were asymmetric and oversized with intentional holes and unfinished edges that had a big contrast with those days elegantly tailored looks […]

Rubber Balloon Collection by Fredrik Tjaerandsen

Fredrik Tjærandsen graduated from Saint Martin university has recently presented giant balloons that deflate and become a dress. The idea for the “bubbles” (his nickname for the dresses) came to him early on in his studies at CMS. “I was inspired by my own early childhood memories. I wanted to recreate the fogginess and the ‘mist’ […]