22 Aug '12, 2pm
9 Eco-Fashionable Garments Inspired by Architecture
are more than casual acquaintances. Both disciplines entail filling voids with contours, swoops, and planes, albeit on markedly different scales. Sometimes, however, the cross-pollination of concepts is intentional. As fashion terms like “draping,” “weaving,” and “pleating” propagate throughout the architectural world, and methods of building construction incorporate themselves into garment-making, the relationship between the two grows more intimate by the day. From bridge-like pumps to a hat based on the London Zoo’s penguin exhibit , here are nine examples of their love affair.