Chanel Fabric Palettes
Chanel Fabric Swatches, Spring-Summer 2011.
Chanel Fabric Swatches, AW11.
When designers are pulling a collection together, there is much visualisation which has to occur as they imagine sketches paired with fabric swatches and try to make a mental picture of each garment, and how that garment will fit within an entire collection. For this reason sometimes it is nice to follow the process backwards, and abstract the collections back down to just the original swatches of fabrics.
Currently, I’ve been obsessing over boucle jackets and chambray shirts.
A boucle jacket is the perfect staple for the upcoming fall season. It adds a touch of sophistication and high fashion.
Chambray shirts are reminiscent of jean jackets, only they’re made of lighter material, giving a softer feel.