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LFW SS18 Highlights: Swedish School of Textiles

Graduates explore themes of power, identity and gender. The use of lace and leather juxtapose each other as themes of gender were investigated.

Emma Grandberg Silfors designs male-coded work-wear was disassembled to question gender stereotypes and ideals as seen in . Neon shades were worn of the female models while strutting bright orange high-visibility coats which portrayed their oversized silhouette, challenging these ideas further.

Designer Ebba Andersson contrasted evening wear and sportswear through experimenting with textiles such as mesh and iridescent tulle. The relationship between garments and form were also displayed. Ebba said she “drew lines from evening dresses onto fabrics and then used drawstrings in the lines to make it fit the body”. 

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