Tonight I'm showing you two more designers from the past NYFW and their inspirations.
Chris Benz was really nostalgic this season. His collection was inspired by his mother's dressing habits as well as influences of Turner Classic movies. Costume wigs, pillbox hats, cabaret soundtrack music, and a gold sequined backdrop amplified the retro vibe of the clothing.
Doo.Ri, on the other hand, stayed close to her "draping roots" this season.
Her collection was inspired by Japanese Butoh dance and its poetry of motion. She portrayed her neutral silhouettes literalizing the Butoh reference, to create jackets and coats that looked like two overlapping garments.
To be Continued...
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