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Inspired by biomimicry, specifically by the octopus' curious nature, I treated my interest in the organism as a jumping off point to create the senior collection. I searched for the existence of the octopus' essence in other organisms and incorporated what I found into my collection. To create fluidity and volume within this first look, the top was composed of silk organza and features smooth stomach darts, similar to the lines of a corset, that release into a full bust. The pants, fitted at the waistline, are a solid color with a sweetheart cut to mimic the shape and starkness of a bud against its tissue petals. In addition, hand applied ruffles of navy, plum, and red silk organza were attached to the fullness of the top. Then, hand felting and silk iridescent chiffon were used to create depth between layers. The fabric choice allows for a delicate wavering on the wearer as they walk, and the hand placed process controls leading lines, moving the viewer's eye into the depths of their swirls.

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Nov 11th, 9:00 AM

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Inspired by biomimicry, specifically by the octopus' curious nature, I treated my interest in the organism as a jumping off point to create the senior collection. I searched for the existence of the octopus' essence in other organisms and incorporated what I found into my collection. To create fluidity and volume within this first look, the top was composed of silk organza and features smooth stomach darts, similar to the lines of a corset, that release into a full bust. The pants, fitted at the waistline, are a solid color with a sweetheart cut to mimic the shape and starkness of a bud against its tissue petals. In addition, hand applied ruffles of navy, plum, and red silk organza were attached to the fullness of the top. Then, hand felting and silk iridescent chiffon were used to create depth between layers. The fabric choice allows for a delicate wavering on the wearer as they walk, and the hand placed process controls leading lines, moving the viewer's eye into the depths of their swirls.

 

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