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BORYANA IVANOVA FA S H I O N D E S I G N

MFA Fashion RAVENSBOURNE 2011/2013


WOMANNAMOW INNI THEEHT mirrorrorrim mfa FASHION RAVENSBOURNE 2012-2013


WOMANNAMOW INNI THEeHT mirrorrorrim This present work is about finding a proper technological means (therefore my use of anaglyph print) to support and enhance a presentation of a woman’s true self by showing her personality various sides as mirror images. My intention is to create a design that has a conceptual meaning and purpose that can help the wearer to communicate, though nonverbally, with the viewer.


AN EMOTIONAL WOMAN:

A FRAGILE WOMAN:

romantic humane dreamer strong alive alone

doll like gentle naive private person ladylike graceful

TULLE

COTTON She is a woman who is kind. She imagines how things should be and wants something more from life. She is humane, but her emotions make her stronger. She simphatises, loves and hates with the same intensity. COTTON, SILK, She is brave and afraid at the same time = sarcastic. She needs emotions in order to live!

She is a kind soul, who seeks to be protected and cherished. She has a sensitive nature. She hides her flaws and strives for perfection. There is fragile feel to her.

A SEDUCTIVE WOMAN:

A MASCULINE WOMAN:

she is Venus perfect feminine independent ferotic vulgar

strong independent rational hides she is a boss vulgar

silk cotton JERSEY

COTTON

She is a woman who seeks and cherishes her freedom. She follows her desire! She wants to be noticed and desired. She is subject to her desire. She is true to herself and respects only her own boundaries!

She is a woman who seeks recognition as a professional and a person. She wants to be valued and respected! She hides her fragile side. She wants to prove herself equal and even stronger. She is independent and relies on no one.

COTTON, SILK


AN ECCENTRIC WOMAN: irrational adventurer fun open minded brave alive

She is a woman who can change her moods instantly. She has an eccentric personality. She loves life and is quick to smile. She is honest and true to herself and the people she loves. She is not afraid of the moment, because it leads to something new.

A TRUE WOMAN: an actress a dilemma feminine independent fragile, but strong eccentric and rational

cotton

She is a woman in constant dillema - she wants to be understood and at the same time to be an enigma. She wants her life to have meaning, to leave a mark! She is subject to the moment.


FINAL designs sngised LANIF


aNaGLYPH IMAGES IMAGES ANAGLYPH


“SHADOW PLAY”

MA FASHION Ravensbourne 2011-2012


“SHADOW PLAY” Shadows create images that can be used as a pattern on a fabric and through it creates illusions. Illusions in their turn can affect person’s emotions and perspective.


With every stage of prototyping I am finding different problems I need to find solution for in order for the prototypes to respond to and present my idea better.


BA FASHION New Bulgarian University 2011


HOLLY-WOOD Evolution/Revolution The evolution of shape/structure and revolution in the perception directly participate in the fashion process. Fashion plays with shape - changing it, using it, manipulating it. Revolution means new thinking and imagination of people. Revolution as well as evolution changes the shape, the meaning, and the function. In the collection I use both terms, combining their various meanings. I seek connection between nature and city environment.


THE COAT IS MADE OF 2 LAYERS OF WOOL THE TREE SHAPE IS CUT IN THE UPPER LAYER, SO THE SECOND ONE IS VISIBLE

THECOAT IS MADE OF TWO LAYERS OF WOOL

THE TREE SHAPE IS CUT FROM THE UPPER LAYER, SO THE SECOND ONE IS VISIBLE AND IS FINISHED WITH PICOT

THE TREE SHAPE IS FINISHED WITH PICOT

THE COLLAR OF THE UNDERWEAR FINISES BOTH AT FRONT AND THE BACK IN THE CHEST LINE

TULE

THE TROUSERS ARE MADE OF COTTON. TULE

THE FABRIC OF THE DRESS IS COTTON THE SECOND LAYER OF THE DRESS IN THE BACK AND PARTLY IN THE FRONT IF MADE OF FAKE LETHER

BELOW THE WAIST THERE ARE 2 LAYERS OF MATERIAL IN DIFFERENT COLOURS. THE TREE SHAPE IS CUT INTO THE UPPER LAYER.

THE TREE SHAPE IS PRINT THE TREE SHAPE IS FINISHED WITH PICOT.

THE MATERIAL OF BOTH DESIGNS IS COTTON


THE COLLAR, UPPER FRONT AND BACK OF THE DRESS AS THE CENTER PIECE OF THE BACKBELOW THE WAIST ARE CONSTRUCTED IN TWO LAYERS OF FABRIC THE FRONT TRIANGLER PIECE OF THE NECKLINE AS WELL AS THE BACK ONE ARE MADE OF TULE AND THEIR PART OF THE TREE SHAPE IS PRINT

THE ZIPPER IS HIDDEN

THE FABRIC IS COTTON

THE BLOUSE MATERIAL IS: TULE THE TREE IS PRINT

THE BACK HAS OPENING IN THE MIDDLE

THE FABRIC OF THE SKIRT IS WOOL

THE ENDS ARE FINISHED WITH PICOT THE ZIPPER IS HIDDEN

THE UPPER LAYER OF FABRIC IS CUT IN THE SHAPE OF A TREE, SO THE SECOND LAYER IS VISIBLE


NATIONAL CODE


NATIONAL CODE

We live in a world where differences are a driving power. We could show who we are through it and at the same time to see that, despite all, we are still people born and living on the same planet.

I would like to show the difference in our culture through the bulgarian folk costume in which beliefs, ideology and superstitions are woven. I want to show the costume in new, original and led by the trends way.


The collar is three layered - made of three collars in different height.Two made of Cotton, one of Linen.

The sleeves are kimono type.

The blouse is made of Linen. The two bands are made of Sateen Cotton. The sleeves are reglan. There are pleates on the back.

The trousers are made of Cotton.

The lenght of the dress in above knee height.

The trousers have an additional piece in the inner side of the legs.

The main part of the dress is made of Cotton. The sleeve parts are made of sateen Cotton.

Fastening of the trousers is by zip.

The parts sawen through the lenght of the dress are made of Linen.

LINEN

The coat is made of Linen. There are two collars. There are pleates on the back. The center of the front part is cut. The oval ornamentat the front is made through draping.

The other part of the design is made of Cotton. The seat part of the design is lowered - above knee height.

LINEN

The sleeves are reglan type. There are pleates on the back part of the design. The fastening of the coat is by buttons and its hidden. The coat is short - above waist height. The weistline of the skirt is high - just below the bust line. The skirt is made of Cotton. The fastening is by zip and is hidden. On the left side of the skirt there are pleates. The right side of the skirt is draped.


The coat is made of Sateen Cotton. In the centre of the front there are three parts in different high.

The centre of the fron of the coat is short - above weist line. The end line of the coat is asimetrical. The side ends are made by draping.

The trousers are made of Cotton. The trousers weist line is high - below bust line. The fastening is by zip and is hidden.

SKETCH 5

There is a whole piece in the inner side of the legs.

Both parts of the design - blouse and trousers are made of Cotton. The blouse have buttons sewn in the front which are used for buttoning the trousers to the blouse. In the front part of the blouse there are ruffles (jabot). The sleeves end with elastic. There is a second piece of the leg in the inner side. The fastening of the trousers is by buttons.

SKETCH 6


Structure and motion


Structure and mo Motion is defined by structure, and on its turn, structure is defined by nature. The desire to change the existing forms is an essential part of human nature. The collection represents my idea of silhouettes defined by shapes in varying structures, creating motion. I have used natural fabrics as a further homage to nature in its constant motion and change.


Wool

The coat and inner collar are made of Wool. The outer side of the collar and the central fron piece of the coat are made of Chifon.

The derss is made of Elastic Cotton. The inner side of the collar is made of Shifon and is draped. The design of the collar can be changed through magnets sawn in the inside of it.

Chifon over Wool

The lenght of the coat is little below the weist line.

The second design is made of elastc Cotton. The fastening is by hidden zip. The buttons continue the coat design. The draped

The fastening is through buttons.

The outer side of the collar is draped.

The dress is made of two parts sawn together. The lower part is two layerd. The first layer surve as base, so the frills at the end ot the dress can be made.

The collar can be transformed by magnets sawn at the shoulder end.

At the weist the dress have frills which helps the silhouette of the dress.

polo collar ad the front piece is made of Shifon.

The lenght of the dress is knee high. The end of the dress is made through draping.

The body is made of Elastic Cotton. The back is cut. The front is draped. The inside of the upper part of the dress is draped, so it continue the design of the body. The overalls is sleevless. The design is made of Linen and Shifon. There are pleates on the back of the upper part.

The dress is made of Shifon.

The seat part of the overalls is lower - mid thighs.

There are two pleates at the front and at the back of the dress.

The side part of one of the legs is designed by draping. The part over the bust is 2 layered.

The dress’s lenght is knee high.

The outer side of the first layer and the inner side of the second one are pleated. The second layer can change its positin through magnets placed inside it.

The upper part of the dress can change its position through magnets, so the dress changes to skirt. The lower end of the dress is daped in order to make the design interesting and unique and to maintain the silhouette of the derss.


The blouse is sleeveless. It is made of Linen. At the shoulders at the front and the back there are frills. The fastening is by buttons and is hidden. The outer side of the collar is pleated.

The trousers are made of Cotton. The fastening is by zip and is hidden. The waistbend is high and have frills. The outside of the weistband is made of Cotton and the inside of Chifon. The front piece of the trousers above on top of the zip is pleated. The weistband’s shape can be changed througt magnets sewn inside it

Trousers are made of Linen. Trausers lenght is knee high. Trouser’s fastening is by zip an is hidden. The upper part of the trousers is two layered. The center part of the trousers front is pleated.

The upper layer of the trousers upper part can change its position through magnet placed inside it and the trousers itself.

The inside part of the upper layer have the same pleates as the second one, so the design will continue.



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