For her first presentation, held in the Cour du Mûrier at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Florence-based designer Ilaria Nistri had models wear her spring collection while rotating as students drew and painted them.

 

Nistri collaborated with German artist Andreas Nicolas Fischer — she worked with photographer David Maisel for her 2015 resort lineup — and used the synthetic images in the collection’s unique print on silk georgette. “It’s coming from fractal geometry but organic,” she said. Shiny rubberized tape added a futuristic twist to the sharp collection, whether heat-sealed as a substitute for sewn seams or as striped motifs on matte fabrics.

By  on September 30, 2015

For her first presentation, held in the Cour du Mûrier at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Florence-based designer Ilaria Nistri had models wear her spring collection while rotating as students drew and painted them.

 

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