Thursday, November 13, 2008

DIY- Andrea Crews

Pictures from her S/S 09 collection, photographed by Maroussia Rebecq
and her Dance performance in Transylvania.

When fashion allows artists to have their way today is nothing new, for example, Takashi Murakami with Louis Vuitton. In the fashion market today, fashion addicts rush to the latest in fashion-art collaboration, sometimes when this collaboration have a sense of activism in it. Today, the focus is on Andrea Crews, a fashion designer who brings exercises her collections in the playful and eccentric culture that interferes with the fashion market, thus creating a beautiful chaos of fashion.

Cut up Swoosh t-shirts are patchworked into a giant poncho top, or two zip-front nylon blousons is transformed into a sexy cocktail dress on display at the Cannes Film Festival. Her collaborations are a fashion voice that is getting a lot of attention from buyers who want to exercise they way they style today. What happens between art and fashion, stages itself as multiple events of day to day life, such as performances, fashion happenings, etc.

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