Spin Expo Present Mock Lace for AW17
Cover Image via @spinexpo1
During the bi-annual yarn and knit show Spin Expo there was one presentation in particular that caught our eye for luxury Intimates. Lets take a closer look at 'All in One,' by Steven OO Design in collaboration with Spin Expo.
The concept behind All-in-One is to showcase a single strand of yarn being crafted into garments suitable for a wide variety of lifestyles.
' For the Intimates group, superfine 16-18GG techniques were used to imitate lace inserts onto the actual knit body. Due to the fineness of the yarn and stitch, the lace jacquard actually looks like an appliqué from a distance.''
Trompe L'oeil Effects
We feel this is a fresh look for Intimates as it means lace looks can be manipulated into three dimensional shapes like curved panels and bell sleeves whilst giving a Trompe L'oeil effect of real eyelash lace.
In the following images you can see how fine the knit quality and patterning is, giving that Trompe l'oeil effect as mentioned earlier.
We think the texture effects and application to leg wear is also gorgeous!
Watch out for this concept in Luxury Lounge trends in soft cashmere and cotton qualities and in shapes like bralettes, babydolls and high waisted panties.