Kristen Owen, Ann Demeulemeester SS92 In an industry where age and appearance continue to be debated, Demeulemeester’s SS09 collection showed a more mature side to her when instead of choosing her favourite fresh faces of the day such as Daiane Conterato, she cast 10 older gentlemen to stride down her runway – with the oldest being 87. “It was an experiment,” Demeulemeester said. “I wanted to break the rule of the young and the beautiful. I wanted to show the old and the beautiful.”
Mashallah Design: A three-step sequence of a bird spreading its wings is reconstructed and sculpted into T-Shirts. As the change in the wings' position is a function of time, each wing's plumage is reduced to polygonal form, modeled and rigged into successive arrangements to portray the spreading motion.