Sophie DeFrancesca 'stitches' together galvanized steel, as a seamstress would fabric. Both create amazing works of fashion, although DeFrancesca's is one for visual pleasure only. The metal sculptures she creates are truly exquisite. She uses the woman form in her metal sculpture work.
Although this material is tough, the designs of Sophie DeFrancesca are actually quite angelic.
Implications - Society is incredibly receptive to creations or products that defy expectations, and inventions such as these definitely fall under that category. Practicality is not the be all and end all of modern fashion, and by embracing the unexpected and the bizarre forward-thinking companies can capture the imaginations of their target market in a dramatically effective way.
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Sophie DeFrancesca Chooses an Unlikely Medium for her Attire
- By: lauren festaNov 27, 2009 Updated: Apr 4 2011