DRESSING THE DRESSFORM

WHEN THE DRESSFORM BECOMES THE DRESS.

When making a piece of clothing, it is first put on a Dressform  so one can see the fit and the drape of a garment as it would appear

on the body.The 4 dresses in the collection are dresses made to look like the dressform through the ages ,keeping in mind art history and fashion.The idealized shape of the body has changed over time over decades .Factors like opulence, repression and war influenced fashion in many ways.This is the study of fashion over time through form and shape.