Make a Fashion Statement with Wearable Art
todays world of style unique clothing is frequently referred to as wearable
art. The advancement of style and the advancement of artistic production have
a good deal in common, each is the facade, the look, the materialization
of their place in history. As artistic creation has gone across the ages it
has travelled through assorted fads & trends from the remarkably ostentatious
rococo to sparse minimalism. The wearable
arts have also had a corresponding story, but with every place in history
there has usually been the interlacing common thread where the vesture helps
to describe our placement in society. Married women donned predetermined manners
of aprons, widows wore black clothing, clergy don a specific vestments for specific
events and in various societies every decorative mark and coloration may symbolise
some facet of your standing in your community.
We can study painted images created throughout the ages and can pin down the
time period according to the couture worn by the people being portrayed. As
the Hollywood of today is extremely dependant on wardrobe designers that are
well versed in the history of wearable arts. It is crucial for them to characterize
a time period precisely, according to the latest styles of the era. We look
on the expansive dresses and layer upon layer of undergarments worn in Gone
by the Wind. And who can forget Twiggy and her renowned mini-skirt!
In cotemporary society, self-expression has almost become a cult so we find
the artisan in the contemporary
American craft community starting to make art to wear that is just right
for the daily grind, no longer is it only for the runway. The wearable
arts are not just for fashionable New York models anymore. Wearable art clothes
as well as wearable art jewelry are rapidly turning into one of the most simple
ways for women to make a statement about who they are and the contemporary
American craft world is rapidly catching on to the craze.
Art Clothes The vibrant colors and striking shapes of Horst Coutures
unique felted wool wearable
art clothing are wonderful examples of art
to wear for everyday life. His wearable art jackets and wearable art
dresses are outstanding! Yet this handcrafted clothing is affordable and comfy
enough to don for a outting to the grocery.
crafted Purses and Bags The handbag as fashion statement
has rapidly eclipsed the practical nature of a ladies pocketbook. There is just
so much that you can do with this accessory that it is hard to refrain from
having a closet full of unique handbags! Marie Archuleta takes a mere bit of
textile, blends hand crafted beads and fringe into the mix and voila, another
fun and fashionable work of art to carry around with you during your day.
Silk Scarves Scarves gussy up your blue jean* and tee shirt, or can
be the ideal finishing touch to that evening gown. They can no longer limited
to being worn around your neck or on your head. Many stylish women can be seen
with a elegant scarf tied around their waist, draping and accenting their hips.
You'll find shibori scarves being worn as belts and hat bands.
Although the stern decrees and much of the social implications have fallen
away in modern society, wearable art clothing continues to be one of our most
unclouded forms of non-verbal communication. We make a personalized statement
with our unique
clothing. It individualizes us in a culture that persists in becoming more
and more gentrified all the time.
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