Phora Dress by Abital Ruth Teoh
Concept Phylum ctenophora. More commonly known as the comb jellyfish. They utilize rows of tiny cilia along their transparent bodies to move. Diffracted light from this movement creates rainbows that chase down the length of their combs. The Phora dress draws inspiration from the undulating display by the delicate ctenophora, encasing the wearer in a translucent bubble lit Read more →
Deborah Wong (Singapore)
Inspired by the protective exoskeletons of beetles, Shell was designed have the same appearance of strength though when coupled with the layered skirt which resembles the insects’ wings, still exudes femininity.
Similar to how some beetles communicate using light, Shell also has LED lights that hide beneath the plume of the skirt which are activated Read more →
Drafting the bustier of the Phora Dress. Still working off rough sketches (which will be posted later). Straight stitch everything with 1/4 inch seam allowance! My dress form is too big for me but it’s a good base to work with. Gotta make changes to that neckline…
Inspired by an excerpt from Hussein Chalayan’s interview with anOther Magazine, I looked at Taiwan, my mother’s homeland for inspiration. I would like to do something that combines hard and soft, reminiscent of the waters and rocks at Yehliu Geopark, New Taipei. I would also like to incorporate the hourglass / curvaceous shape of the Taichung Metropolitan Opera House into Read more →
Shapes, Colours and Lines
Known credits: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Kunstformen_der_Natur https://www.facebook.com/PtytbArtAtelier http://kirstymitchellphotography.com https://www.facebook.com/Aquatilis https://doxiequeen1.wordpress.com http://www.zenaholloway.com http://sakizo.jp
A very ambitious and ridiculously unrealistic Mood Board (Vega Wang, Marco Marco, Franck Sorbier) to accompany fleeting ideas that came to mind.
Inspired by the beauty of the ocean waves, this piece seeks to show the relationship between one’s inner and outer beauty.
With the use of contrasting mediums, fabric and plastic, a story is told. At many times, we tend to put up facades and personas as a mask to hide our perceived flaws. However, what is more beautiful is the real and albeit flawed character Read more →