Friday, June 21, 2013

Istituto Marangoni - Graduate Fashion Week - Womenswear Sofia Metsoviti

Sofia Metsoviti - Womenswear designer

"Queens" is my final year project and Arbus' photography was my main inspiration for it. The confidence and strength I wish to see in a woman wearing my clothes I found in the faces of Diane Arbus' freaks. I noticed that the young, the old and the strange in her pictures were dressed like queens and princesses and that is what I wanted to explore in my collection. I wanted to make garments that didn't necessarily look royal but had an unassuming glamour and a humble allure that would make the  woman wearing them feel like queens.

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