Structured Design, from Footwear to Runway Couture

 - Sep 1, 2009   Updated: Apr 14 2011
Many artists and designers are crossing over from home decor, architecture and other fields to haute fashions and the result seems to be bold and structured pieces. Check out the slideshow below for architectural fashions from jewelry and accessories to high-end wedding gowns and everything in between.

Implications - Mainstream culture has increasingly embraced art and architectural design, and consumers are looking for fashion and accessories that follow this industry's aesthetic principles. Heavily sculpted separates that mimic scaffolding, skyscrapers and other industrial elements are just some manifestations of this phenomenon. Creative professionals can take advantage of this opportunity by infusing architectural elements into dresses, accessories, hair pieces and other fashion must-haves.