Fashion is becoming so affordable that even such a trivial thing as a plastic bag becomes part of the image. Great idea in two versions: as a shopping bag like on the Jil Sander show, and as a top at Jeremy Scott. But can it soon turn into a massive fashion conveyor for the production of multi-functional products?
One of the concepts of fashion-industry development according to Forum For The Future organization is high prices for natural fibers will lead to higher prices for clothes. Therefore in order to save natural fabrics many communities will once again get back to uniforms not only in the workplace but also in everyday life. Among the luxury brands there is going to be strong competition, but not for customers but for the fabric. The new line of business will be the recycling of old clothes.
Stylists at clothing repair departments will easily and quickly pimp your shabby coat.
Imagine ordinary clothing boutiques will be repressed by the "wardrobe libraries" where the clothes will be grouped by year of harvest of silk, linen and cotton. Accordingly, in the "library of high fashion" there could be found samples from natural fabrics. Stylists at clothing repair departments will easily and quickly pimp your shabby coat.
Saint Martins graduate Mark Liu created a special technique of cutting with a minimum of waste by tailoring: fabric leftovers are used in making the clothing details: pockets, collar, cuffs, inserts. A well-known fashion school Parsons launched courses teaching a "zero waste" cutting technique.
In Russia the fashion-forwarders continue this trend. Entrepreneur Olga Grasser opened in both Moscow and St.Petersburg the sewing classes Grasser. A commission store of brand clothes Second Friend Store accepts and sells an interesting, high-quality clothing, shoes and accessories.
Text Stanislav Zimin