Emily Crane creating edible wearable membranes from basic cooking ingredients. "Micro-Nutrient Couture aims to create a fashion experience in a world exploring 'the constant new', offering a fresh alternative to the compulsive shopper obsessed with fast fashion, high street consumption and throw-away prices. My Major Project focuses on creating fashion using boundary-less techniques from the everyday – I cook, blend, culture and form ice bubbles as silhouettes."
1910-1911 Evening Dress by Paul Poiret: silk satin dress with silk tulle overdress, embroidery of beads and metallic thread, tulle peplum. "...In 1906, when the S-curve silhouette was still overwhelmingly popular, Poiret introduced high waist corsetless dresses. He shifted the fashion trend substantially from 19th-century dresses in artistic forms with excessive decoration toward innovative clothing that accentuated the natural beauty of the human body..." | JV