Around lunch time, a jury of three experienced professionals came around to to take time with each team to hear about their designs, production ideas, choice of fabric, texture and form.
Later on, designers had to become mannequins: the red, green and blue team showed their gowns and garments on the Design Camp catwalk.
All 12 campers in the sporting group worked almost day and night to present 12 brand new designs. Helped by an energetic team of Student Assistants, they thought out and produced all of their wear themselves.
All teams proposed garments that at the one hand form a unity, while at the same time expressing the individual identity of the designer.
Each dress presented had hidden possibilities, and offered opportunities for transformation.
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Three teams are designing a new school uniform: The red team works on long dresses that turn schooldays into glamorous events; the green team take the pleaded skirt to new heights and the blue team buttons up to make a versatile garment for all occasions.
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With minimum means (a 30 x 30cm bandana) campers performed themes such a: security, authority, utility, welcome…
What message would you want to communicate with what you wear? And how do you design it in a way that it comes across?
In the afternoon a visit to the Goldstein museums’ archive, where Kathleen showed us through an inspiring selection of garments.
We ended the day with a fashion shoot
Each of the 12 participants of Design Camp Sporting received a different uniform. A Nurse dress, security officers’ blouse, a navy uniform…
Assignment: Change the function of ‘your’ uniform by making alterations. Changes can be made through adding elements to the uniform and/or by using it differently. You cannot take away any part.
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Getting out our sewing kit in Brussels, Belgium to prepare the upcoming Design Camp. A few more snapshots are here: http://www.geuzen.org/gallery?level=collection&id=3