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Fabric manipulation beyond the usual is the new ornamentation

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Apparel Online India October, 16-31, 2016

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From the daring to the demure, fabric manipulation techniques make garments into one-of-a-kind piece of art, which includes various techniques that reshapes the surface of the material by creating 3-dimensional patterns on the garments. There are many variations of fabric manipulation, the main types being: pleating, gathering, wrinkling and smocking. This time, ornamentation through fabrics was given major importance whether you lean toward the intricate masterpieces shown by Esteban Cortazar and Junya Watanbe or the delicate confections that are Hermés and Chanel’s signature. From scraped silicone to embossing machines, chiffon rose petals to sketchy beading, Spring/Summer 2017 ready-to-wear was filled with different types of embellishments for fabrics…

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