2.20.2010

Architecture and fashion cleverly collide

Urban expansion—as in building modern structures on top of historic ones—was the lofty concept. Helmut Lang designers looked at the work of Santiago Calatrava. You could see what they were getting at in the way they built up their shearling- or rabbit-collared, cropped, and fitted jackets with arching swatches of texturized wool, blistered leather, and neoprene. The organic prints on their draped silk dresses were engineered to make the most of a woman's natural curves, while the tone-on-tone sequins of jersey dresses followed the sinew lines of the body.
Source: Style.com

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