Posted by VictoriaVictorious | Posted in | Posted on 12:00 AM

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The Burberry ad in this image is made from a cotton gabardine that is weathered to look like crumpled paper.















PHOTO CREDITS:
(garment) Feb 2010 W magazine
(paper) http://listsoplenty.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/high-resolution-paper-texture.jpg



Elements of Design: Texture IX

Posted by VictoriaVictorious | Posted in , , , | Posted on 11:38 PM

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The this Spring '08 Givenchy frock features abundant accordion-like ruffles which give a royal appearance.














PHOTO CREDITS:
(garment) http://www.style.com/fashionshows/complete/slideshow/S2008CTR-GIVENCHY?loop=0&event=show1682&designer=design_house44&iphoto=25&play=false&cnt=8
(accordion) http://www.mgrainger.co.uk/blog/wp-content/giant_accordion.jpg
(runway) http://comefortheride.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/12/ksyr-runway.jpg
(moon)http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d4/Moon-craters.jpg

Elements of Design: Texture VIII

Posted by VictoriaVictorious | Posted in | Posted on 11:13 PM

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This couture garment from John Galliano's Fall '09 Dior show has the sturdy texture of wire mesh screen.








PHOTO CREDITS:
(garment) http://www.poshbot.com/designers/christian-dior-designers/christian-dior-haute-couture-fashion-show-fw-09/
(screen) http://www.stainlesssteel-wiremesh.org/filter-press-img/products/stainless_steel_crimped_wire_mesh-1.jpg
(screen 2) http://www.stalcoindia.com/products/wire.mesh.screen.php

Elements of Design: Texture VII

Posted by VictoriaVictorious | Posted in , , , | Posted on 3:00 PM

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In the Rodarte Spring 2010 RTW show we saw many textural looks, including this one which had a fisherman's net quality to it.







PHOTO CREDITS:
(garment) http://www.style.com/fashionshows/complete/slideshow/S2010RTW-RODARTE?event=show1982&designer=design_house861&trend=&iphoto=11
(net) http://news.cnet.com/Photos-Weaving-high-tech-fabrics-of-the-future---page-12/2009-1008_3-5667576-12.html

Elements of Design: Texture VI

Posted by VictoriaVictorious | Posted in , , , | Posted on 12:59 AM

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The relationship of textures in this image is bubble wrap and trash bags and Alexander McQueen's Fall 2009 look that creatively intertwines them both.
















PHOTO CREDITS:
(garment) http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/JMn-yD-XHsT/Alexander+McQueen+Paris+Fashion+Week+Ready/0Ct1txIz4
(Bubble wrap) http://sunnybynight.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/bubblewrap460.jpg
(garbage bag) http://www.sycorp.ca/images/cache/garbage_bag_jpg_9f0bfa8bc794efd75cfc5cd58ccb73f8.jpg

Elements of Design: Texture V

Posted by VictoriaVictorious | Posted in | Posted on 11:11 PM

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Vera Wang used the visual texture of wood on the embroidered basket-weave print of her Fall 2009 Postman bag.



















PHOTO CREDITS:
(bag) http://www.style.com/trendsshopping/accessoryreport/F2009RTW/slideshow/?loop=0&iphoto=479&play=false&cnt=7
(wood) http://www.cgtextures.com

Elements of Design: Texture IV

Posted by VictoriaVictorious | Posted in , , , | Posted on 11:02 PM

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This image is from the Bottega Veneta Fall '08 show and the loopy three dimensional texture of the coat was reminiscent of a ribbon that you would see on top of a present.

















PHOTO CREDIT:
(garment)http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1716717,00.html
(bow) http://www.careyoxler.com/gallery/images/ribbon.jpg

Elements of Design: Texture III

Posted by VictoriaVictorious | Posted in , , , | Posted on 1:25 PM

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The fabric of this Calvin Klein garment shows a striking resemblance to the cracked paint on the wall in the background. The fabric texture gives this contemporary garment a rugged, worn-in feel.

PHOTO CREDITS:
(wall texture) http://cgtextures.com
(garment) Sept 2009 Vogue

Elements of Design: Texture II

Posted by VictoriaVictorious | Posted in , , , | Posted on 1:20 PM

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This image shows the correlation between the honeycomb party decorations and the construction on the Givenchy Couture Spring 2010 dress. Breathtaking.

PHOTO CREDITS:
(party decor) http://www.dotcomgiftshop.com/files/21195-h.jpg
(garment) http://www.style.com/fashionshows/complete/slideshow/S2010CTR-GIVENCHY?event=show2042&designer=design_house44&trend=&iphoto=21

Elements of Design: Texture I

Posted by VictoriaVictorious | Posted in , , , | Posted on 12:44 PM

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The visual texture of the snake is mimicked in the Alexandar McQueen Spring 2009 garment. Notice how the model is also wearing a type of armor that also gives the feeling of scales.

PHOTO CREDIT:
(snake) http://bayareahealth.org/Images/Derm/SnakeMilk.jpg
(garment) http://couturesoles.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/amc2.jpg