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Crystallographica

by pleatfarmer on January 5, 2010

Many thanks to Irina for providing these images of her awesome collection inspired by geological formation of crystals and mineral. The Crystallographica collection consists of garments with strong geometrical folds and sharp facets which accentuate the anatomy of a female body.  Delicate fabrics of wool, silk organza and cotton are fused with plastic and high-tech fabrics to further create striking, powerful silhouettes.

check out the fashion video by pierre debusschere

Irina Shaposhnikova was born in Moscow, Russia. At age 16 Shaposhnikova worked in her father’s sewing atelier where she learned about fabrics, materials, garments and how to stitch them. During her time ther
Shaposhnikova quickly discovered her aspiration for fashion design. In 2008 Shaposhnikova obtained her BA in Fashion Design from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium and later that year her work was featured in Vogue (Russia). She continued on to obtain her MA in Fashion Design one year later.

Irina Shaposhnikova

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1 Danielle Parsons July 20, 2010 at 7:41 PM

Dear Pleat Farm!

Love the site. Especially this post on this stunning collection by Irina Shaposnikova. I’m wondering if you have any contact info for Irina? I am trying to get in touch with her regarding a film project in Los Angeles. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Please e-mail me… Thank you!

Best,

Danielle

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