Page of concepts and inspirations behind each look.
I White Pipe-neck | Exo-Armor Leggings Guarded beginnings with a lover inspire this protective shell while the sheer knit materializes one's desire to be vulnerable. One hundred forty four individually sewn pleats protect and hold together this spirit's solid but fragile foundation.
II Brutalace Gown Beauty in love's brutality is the subconscious message of this process-driven hand-sewn gown inspired by the body modification process of scarification. Delicate lace against baby smooth leather creates a modern expression of one's love and objectification carved into innocent flesh.
III Black Pipe Neck | Exo-Armor Shorts The inability to accept vulnerability shadows the wearer's subconscious desires to be truly seen. Exposure of this muse's foundation illustrates their inner-yearning for companionate disclosure.
IV Pedestal Dress The idealization of a partner inspired this sharp silhouette reminiscent of a column. The asymmetry of the leather bust protecting this soul's heart creates a narrative of how one can be idealized by their lover despite a guarded disposition.
V Winged Dress This illusion of a daring silhouette plays with the idea of comfort-zones as pertaining to love. The wearer can have complete freedom of movement depending on their apprehension to risk exposure through lifting the skirt. If they play it safe, they are in no fear of being hurt or facing embarrassment. If they are willing to take a risk, they can live the full experience the dress and symbolic relationship has to offer with a free spirit.
VI Horse Hair Vest | Organic Panel Skirt The concealment of one's true self behind a materialistic ego is the focus behind this vest adorned with hair of a horse's mane. The organic line of this skirt's panel manipulate's the outsider's eye around the figure's form.
VII Beaded Leather Bolero | Brutalace Bodysuit The revealing but concealed nature of this ensemble plays on one's relationship with intimacy and reticence. While the impassioned consciousness craves to be seen, the weight of the ego's bygone affairs masks the pure lover's intensity etched into their skin.
VIII Leather & Crochet Bodysuit Crochet and handwork has long been a technique used to grieve a loss of any kind. This process-inspired and driven look pieces together 104 panels with crochet enrapturing the spirit in their grief and longing. The fitted and seemingly restrictive silhouette shows the debilitating power of loss.
IX Raw Leather Bolero | Saint Tank Scraps of skin barbarically stitched together embody the resentment of being left behind, constricting and restraining the soul in it's grudge. The white tunic underneath, once whole, has been made ragged, exemplifying one's destroyed innocence.
X Lace Cape | Beaded Leather Lingerie Set This lingerie ensemble is a manifestation of this muse's memories of her lover and the complex dynamics of intimate relationships. The all consuming lace cape conceals the spirit's vulnerability and physically represents the relationships lengthy history. The hand-beaded leather bra and panty ensemble represent the emotional memories of past love, with the intrusive creeping of the beads representing the pain of longing slowly enthralling the memory.