Jul 28, 2009
Jul 3, 2009
My starting point was an old Romanian piece of cloth embroidered with geometric human figures. I turned the embroidered silhouettes into the outlines of my collection. In those outlines I attuned underwear shapes and reinterpreted Romanian hand embroidery.
The collection has two kinds of pieces: those that consist of a lot of hand labor and the industrial ones. The jackets are made using traditional techniques, hand sewing the canvas into the felt, without any fusing. Everything under the main fabric is hand sewn, giving the jacket shape and a longer life. The hand embroidery on the felt jackets is made using cutouts, layering and a lot of needle work. Those are unique pieces, made within days and days of work.
On the other hand, the same embroidery layout is turned into a digital print, expressing the exact opposite- the possibility to reproduce a piece into lots of identical ones. I chose all kinds of screws and pins to illustrate the automated, fast present world. The digital print has the purpose of quoting the unique, hand labored pieces in an approach that defines our times - multiplication.
Photos: Dan Samoila
Make-up: Marian Tanase
Hair: Marina Moldovan
Face accessories: Acarete for Andreea Badala
Shoes: Coca Zaboloteanu
May 25, 2009
TRANSILVANIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL will be organizing for its 8th edition a special fashion showroom. The event will be hosted by Dorin Negrau and it will exhibit young Romanian fashion designers from 29 of May until the 7th of June.