Thursday, December 30, 2010


The twentieth century provided important usherances for women's fashion. Two World Wars and two waves of Feminism later, women's garments underwent drastic alteration - even by tailoring standards. Hemlines were raised for the War Effort, and calves and waists were exposed to reveal more of the body beneath.

Majken Da Gama - DAF Fashion Show 2010

The theme of this piece is 'Women's Liberation.' All students were given the same fabric and could manipulate the colour using only natural dyes. Majken took her inspiration from women's wear in the 16th, 18th and 21st centuries, combining pre-industrial styles and corsetry with contemporary flair.

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