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Kimono culture

Added Oct 17, 2012

by mukami

Brussels, Belgium






This is a mini collection I completed in June for my fashion design class. The design was inspired by the Japanese kimono and cultured in texture and fabric to bring in my African heritage:)
I started out with different shapes…circles and rectangles, I draped these on my fitting doll and in time came up with the designs.
All designs copyright:)
The only store bought pattern was for the shorts…I will check for the burda reference.

Material Notes

Cotton, Ankara and leather for some of the belts.





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    Oct 22, 2012, 07.46 AMby mukami

    Thank you all! it was certainly a labour of love but i am very pleased with the results!

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    Oct 21, 2012, 06.37 PMby BeYou TiFul

    Great collection! they all are very beautiful.

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    Oct 19, 2012, 08.56 PMby ojglo1

    good job!!! lovely dresses… I so much love the 1st dress…

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    Oct 18, 2012, 08.08 PMby eliseanna

    Very cool! I especially love that first dress!

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    Oct 18, 2012, 05.12 PMby sewsweetviolets

    Beautiful job, I hope you are more than proud of your work.

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    Oct 18, 2012, 06.52 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    what a lovely collection! both, feminine and elegant! i love all of them!

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    Oct 18, 2012, 05.02 AMby godesscpsmom


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    Oct 17, 2012, 10.22 PMby Mary Athey

    Wow what a fab collection.every outfits lovely but the first ones amazing xx

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    Oct 17, 2012, 08.30 PMby bjr99

    Well done and quite unique! You have some fantastic garments!!

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