Sunday, November 15, 2009

Is felt fashionable?

Felt felt felt...we see and hear this word pretty often right now as felt is living its renaisance to my subjective opinion on these days. But weird enough, some still think that felt is an old fashioned textile or suited only for village people or Russian nation...
Looking for a proof of felt as fashionable in fashion field, one could look at the runways of world famous designers and definetly find felt there:

Calvin Klein, RTW Autumn 2009:

Yohji Yamamoto, RTW Autumn 2009:

Fendi, RTW Autumn 2009:

Stella McCartney, RTW Autumn 2008:
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And if you look even further, you can find such designers as John Galliano , Donna Karan, and Christian Lacroix using felt in their collections long time ago. So perhaps felt is not something that we could call fashionable today - doubted tomorrow. Perhaps felt is permanent - like classics.

Some more example of use of felt in fashion by Dutch designer Alexander van Slobbe in collaboration with Dutch felter Claudy Jongstra:

1 comment:

FELT 4U said...

Elegant and trendy aswell as providing warmth and colour, felt will find its right place in the world of fashion.


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