On Saturday, April 2o, St. John’s Church transformed into an experimental fashion stage. The R.I.P V.I.P showcase allowed Maryland Institute College of Art students to share idea that “fashion is not just an elite group that it can be accessible to all.”
As Ms. Charm observed the presenation through her video lenses, she was impressed and inspired by each unique visions presented by all the students.
Relive the experience with Ms. Charm by viewing all the designs below:
- Miranda Taylor ’13 (fiber) – Bridle
Miranda Taylor’s Bridle examines the individual of the reasoning behind the ritualistic act of marriage.
- Jordan Matthews ’13 (fiber) – Swank
Jordan Matthew’s Swank collection showcases a series of one-of-a-kind embellished, hand-drawn and painted printed garments
that evoke exclusivity and the sense of belonging.
View more of her work here: http://www.jordan-matthews.com/
- Carrie V. Meushaw ’13 (fiber) – Papercut
Who says paper can’t be wearable? Carrie V. Meushaw’s Papercut collection was all cut by her gifted hands and
Paper may be a fragile material, yet when worn can be powerful and seductive.
View more of her work here: http://cargocollective.com/carriemeushaw
- Camille Pateau ’13 (fiber) – To Cloud Kingdom!
Camille Pateau transforms her love of comics and cartoons (inspired by Misty from Pokémon,
Seto Kaiba from Yu-Gi-Oh!, Goku from Dragon Ball and Spider-Man) into haute couture garments for “To Cloud Kingdom!”
- Taylor McMahon ’13 (fiber) – Catcall
Catcall explores the ideal of women feeling objectified and vulnerable. Her garments evoke the history of women
wearing denim and menswear and how a piece of clothing can enable protection to the wearer.
View more of her work here: http://taylor-mcmahon.com/
- Erin Sudeck ’13 (fiber) – Essentialism
The Essentialism collection explores how women conceal and reveal their bodies.
Garments range from surface manipulation to simple silhouettes.
View more of her work here: http://cargocollective.com/esudeck
- Jasmine Cindy ’13 (fiber) – GRIP
GRIP collection combines fabrics with materials associated with disaster such as plastic refuse and sand.
It evokes what it feels like to be in a crisis and examines how to use what remains after.
- Emily Schubert ’13 (fiber) – Kisah Baru Lama: An Old New Story
Emily Schubert’s work is inspired by myths and folktales. She creates a visual theater with costumes and puppets to tell the story of
Kisah Baru Lama: An Old New Story.
Congrats to all the designers on an amazing event!
Jasmine Cindy, Meagan Jenigen, Michelle Kim, Christina Knebel, Grace Kubilius, Allina Liu, Hayley Martell, Jordan Matthews, Taylor McMahon, Molly Mercer, Carrie Meushaw, Camille Pateau, Kali Puder, Emily Schubert, Erin Sudeck, Miranda Taylor, and Amber Whitehead.
View Part Two: HERE.