The inspiration: I often go to the theatre and like to dress for the occasion. I like to have something new and different every time I go. Once while I was thinking what to wear this time, there was a movie with Fred Astaire on the TV. I saw his sleek suit, his cuffs… and voila – the idea was born! I remembered cuffs and plastrons worn by men in the last century and decided to revive it in a modern way, this time as a part o woman garment.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
These bracelets are unique because they come as a pair. They are very light which makes their wearing comfortable
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
The research was focused on finding the right dimension for the cuffs.
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project started in March of 2012. in Zagreb and was finished in two weeks. During that time I was trying to find out the right dimension for comfortable wearing bracelets and the way to bend the plastic at home.
FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
Cuffs are made out of light white plastic used for billboards.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Dimension, Package and Technical properties: Cuffs are 13 cm long, 12 cm high and 6 cm wide. They come in pair and are packed in an orange - pink protective pouch tied with the orange bow.
cuffs, bracelets, accessories, fashion, plastic
The research was focused on finding the right dimension for the cuffs and finding the way to make something weareable out of the material ment for something else.
The real challenge was finding the way to bend the material at home without professional machines and to find something that would look as a cuff link. But it also was a work with many gleeful errors.
TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Diana Sokolic, 2012.