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The Kinematic Dress, as it is called, was unveiled last month by design studio Nervous System.
It hangs naturally on a model’s body and flows and moves like a dress made from fabric.
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The Kinematic Dress
Nervous System’s 3D printed dress
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Do you ever wonder what the first pair of pants looked like?
Recently, the world’s first known pair of pants were excavated from tombs in western China, preserved by a dry climate and hot summers.
Made out of wool, the trousers feature straight fitting legs and a wide crotch resembling modern riding pants which, suggests that they were invented for horse riding.
Theory suggests that horseback riding began at least 3,400 and could possibly date even 4,000 years ago, hence making this pair of pants at least 3,300 to 3,000 years old considering the other objects found at the same location.
Looking at the pair of pants, even back in the day the people were interested in both style and function. This pair of pants had decorative stripes, zigzags, and a meander were woven into the cloth.
No cutting was involved; he or she loomed the wool in three pieces—one piece for each straight leg and a roomy insert for the crotch. Pant sections were shaped on a loom in the final size that were stitched together with thread that matched the yarn, suggesting that one tailor worked on the pants or if it were two tailors then they closely worked together on the pair of pants.
Finished pants included side slits, strings for fastening at the waist and woven designs on the legs.
Watch the video here:
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Italian Vogue in collaboration with Emaar launch a celebration of fashion putting Dubai on the map as the next great fashion hub.
In attendence: recording artist Ciara, designers Roberto Cavalli and Alberta Ferretti, models Karolina Kurkova and Liya Kebede, Vogue editrix Franca Sozzani (Italy) and Seda Dominic (Turkey), and many more.
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Politics of Fashion | Fahion of Politics – Toronto, Canada
One of few photos in the article:
Unisex designs by Canadian-based designer Rad Hourani
Past predictions were that Haute Couture would pick up again in 2016. Perhaps we were over cautious.