Cinematorial | Issey Miyake: Art Nouveau Design Still Lives

17. December 2017

Wearing: Issey Miyake Crossbody Bag c/o Issey Miyake, Jacquemus Jacket, Zalando Leather Pants, H&M White Boots (similar here), Dolls Kill Leather Beret, and Le Specs The Last Lolita Sunglasses

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Art Nouveau didn’t just fade away during the second decade of the 20th century. It isn’t limited to Gaudí’s masterpieces of organic architecture or to Alfons Mucha’s decorative illustrations. It still lives in nature-inspired design such as this Issey Miyake crossbody bag, which epitomizes art and technology-driven design meeting the highest form of fashion with its geometric, pleated texture and pristine appearance.

 

 

issey miyake crossbody bag

issey miyake crossbody bag

On this image:
Issey Miyake Crossbody Pleated Bag,
Jacquemus Jacket,
H&M Boots, Zalando Leather Pants,
Dollskill Beret, and Le Specs Sunglasses

 

issey miyake crossbody bag

 

Art Nouveau, the art and architecture style that dominated the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th and which was also inspired by natural forms, clearly didn’t just fade away. If there is one designer still creating organic fashion, i.e. fashion inspired by natural forms, it is Issey Miyake. Also known for his cutting edge technology-driven fashion design and his experimental methods of pleating, Issey Miyake creates much more than just fashion. His designs represent the highest form of fashion as well as fashion as a form of art.

This Issey Miyake pleated crossbody bag is the perfect example of how nature, art, technology and fashion can become one. The geometric pattern could have easily been inspired by the structure of a diamond. However, it is even more complicated than that: A computer modelling software is used to design three-dimensional geometric shapes of garments, where mathematical research is implemented in the creation of these forms by modelling them in paper or  a flat material and adding cuts or folding lines, until they are able to be flattened.

 

 

issey miyake crossbody bag

issey miyake crossbody bag

As a long time fan of the cult designer label, to me, the movement of the sculptural garments and accessories is the epitome of poetry in fashion. It inspired me to create these short films to demonstrate how seamlessly this bag moves and blends with the human shape.

Let me know your thoughts and if you like it.

Wishing you all a lovely Sunday. x

 

Art Direction & Editing: By yours Truly

Video: Shot by Hubby

 

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About Laura Dittrich

Fashion | Cinemagraph | Architecture | Art | Interior

“Minimal Luxe Style With An Architectural Twist.”

An extensive background and numerous skills in architectural design, a lifelong passion for art, and a penchant for culture has provided Laura Dittrich, a visual storyteller based in Germany, with a keen eye for aesthetics and a unique creative vision materialized through aesthetic visuals such as cinemagraphs and experimental video content in the form of  outfit editorials (cinematorials).

Fashion Landscape offers a mixture of fashion, fine art, architecture, lifestyle, and interior design.

Her style can be described as ‘Minimal Luxe’, i.e. a reinterpretation of architectural, structured garments and trends in an elegant and sophisticated manner focusing mainly on contemporary and luxury labels … Read more

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