Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Knitwear on the couture level.

Sweaters and the knitwear in general from the day of its appearance have experienced a number of evolutional stages, from the practical point of view to the high fashion statement, honorary earning the ‘multifunctional clothing’ rank.

The sweater FAÇON was formed in the beginning of the XIX century on the basis of the northern Europe traditional clothing.  It was considered as a weigh loss accessory.  Later on that era, it was assigned by fisherman and sailors as a part of the working uniform.

Marc by Marc Jacobs FW 2011

Nowadays, designers   are showing a sweater some serious love. From New York city to Paris the runways have been boomed with a new way of mixing the couture and the knitwear. It can be worn as both – the street & the eveningwear. A tiny belt on the waistline would add a delicately feminine touch to the final look.

Rodarte FW 2011

A new styling possibility refreshed women’s wardrobes with new ideas and innovations.