Central Saint Martins – University of the Arts London
The fully printed look consists of a silk and Duchess Satin dress, a spandex bodysuit and shoes, and a felt hat, all covered by what the student has named "my Digital Wallflower pattern". The repeating pink pattern reveals a selfie of the student. "The concept of Digital Wallflower has to do with personal image curation and how much we reveal about ourselves as fashion designers".
The pattern role
As with many of Cristóbal Balenciaga's creations, the pattern plays an important role here both to give continuity to the overall silhouette and to generate the surprise effect when one gets closer and discovers that what initially looked like simple lines hide another motif or reality.