(École Supérieure des Arts Appliqués Duperré, Paris)
A couture workshop is reminiscent of a construction site, where things are constructed, built, assembled, and put together. The origins of my project are to be found in this analogy; it attempts to combine architectural techniques and stylistic codes with those of garment design.
The notion of construction present in both disciplines—garments and edifices—interested me. To illustrate this parallel I designed a collection that is to be built, constructed, or deconstructed, and put together by the customer according to their individual taste and imagination. ...