For fall, Julie Alkire was inspired by Lucy Glendinning’s sculptures of children covered in feathers, which led her to think about the possibility of technology advancing humans into hybrids. “We then went to the Bronx Zoo to observe birds that have evolved and we witnessed mating rituals, which became the first illustration that Jason [her husband and codesigner] sketched,” she explained.

 

These linear drawings translated to interesting effect on loose white crepe pants and tops. Another more discreet print featured four different bird feathers shaping a crest — best utilized on a blouse and pajama pant set with a graphic black-and-white fur stole, as well as on a long-sleeve keyhole midi dress.

 

 

By  on February 10, 2016

For fall, Julie Alkire was inspired by Lucy Glendinning’s sculptures of children covered in feathers, which led her to think about the possibility of technology advancing humans into hybrids. “We then went to the Bronx Zoo to observe birds that have evolved and we witnessed mating rituals, which became the first illustration that Jason [her husband and codesigner] sketched,” she explained.

 

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