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This is an illustration of my final design for my collar. I decided to do it quite simple and under-stated and focus on the slow fashion principles rather than a more avant garde design.

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I have decided to look specifically at slow fashion for the artefact that I have to make based on my theme. Because of it being slow fashion, I have decided to make a collar, using recycled materials and making it completely by hand. I have had to do just the collar instead of a whole garment because of time restrictions, as doing a whole garment to the specifications of slow fashion would take months to perfect.

These are my designs below.

 

 

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Lecture Notes on Fashion As A Photograph

I recently had a really interesting lecture on fashion photography, I enjoy photography and so it is a subject I have a real personal interested in. The notes for it are above but there were a couple of pictures which particularly caught my eye on the slideshow:

Firstly this photograph of Eileen Agar by Lee Miller, I think it is amazing the way that she has taken the photo of the shadow against the white pillar to make the texture of the stone look like the material and the shape of the skirt. Also I think the contrast between the dark shadow and the white pillar makes it more effective!

The other photographer that caught my eye on the presentation was Richard Avedon, I think the first photo with the elephants is visually amazing, the dress looks particularly striking against the elephants skin. With the second photo of Tina Turner, I like his way of capturing the person in a movement or emotion, rather than just stood still in the way that fashion  photographs were at this time. I think it provides a much more interesting photograph!

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