You cannot deconstruct unless you know how to construct. - Alexander McQueen

Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts: Final Year Collections - Karin Schönenberger permalink

For Karin Schönenberger’s final year collection, “Tender is the Night”, she found inspiration in early 20th century photographs of Indian Maharajas and the display of power, status and wealth in their costume. She felt that this theme provided the perfect opportunity to use lace from her native Austria – the ingenious use of which displays her wealth of creativity.

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Karin Schönenberger

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Megan Park’s Wardrobe of Make-Believe permalink

Being absorbed in a world of make-believe transforms its youthful participants. Putting on one of Megan Park’s beaded and embroidered dresses holds the same potential. A weekend afternoon engaged in playing dress-up from a wardrobe full of Megan Park’s creations can easily turn into an evening’s indulgence that is immune to distraction.

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image: Megan Park a/w 2006-7

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