20.-Rabari

Rabari

S/S 2002

The structure of the garment makes stylistic reference to the kediyun, a jacket worn by the Rabari people of Western India, while the influences by which it is inspired focus on the potential offered by primary geometric figure. The lower part of the shirt indeed is a perfect circle. The slim kimono-style sleeves are longer than normal but fitted with a hidden coulisse to enable their shortening. The circular shape of the lower part of the shirt and the way in which the stitched frill creates a fluidly rhythmic cycle of waves.


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