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stelar wu

Stelar Wu is a Korean born designer who recently graduated from the world renowned Central Saint Martins college. Her collection titled "Unsighted Forces" is based upon the idea that each person has an unseen quality or feeling that surrounds them. The collection mirrors the pictures that are created by a thermal infra-red body scanner, which records temperature changes in the body and produces the corresponding contour outlines to form the infra red image. Hence the designs from her collection mirror contour lines and outline

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shapes of the human body. The garments are mostly comprised of jersey and mesh, primarily because jersey fibres are easily manipulated to mimic the shape of the human body. The shiny mesh fabrics and metallic leather straps were used to mimic the illusion of supernatural powers emanating from the human body. The high necks and long dress coats, seen in the collection, are inspired by the idea of a new futuristic holy gothic look.