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Significant Fashion Designers
Small Designers from Around the World
Ana Lisa Hedtrom
An American contemporary textile artist, she uses Japanese traditional shibori techniques in creating her work.
Japan. Knitted designs made from extremely fine wool threads. Very soft and very comfortable.
Denmark. Designs made mostly from linen, and linen combined with metals — as well as wool and silk.
USA. Relaxed, colourful clothing made and dyed in San Francisco
India. Designed by Rina Singh in Delhi, their products are made from natural textiles (wool, cotton, linen) spun and woven in rural India.
France. Natural fabrics and simple, contemporary designs made in Paris.
Japan. The products are made from Lithuania linen, and the clothes are simple and functional. The collection includes socks and wool/linen blends for winter.
Denmark. Geske knits with soft merino wool and her work is colourful, graphic, and extremely well-executed.
Denmark. Knitted clothing from the Faroe Islands
Stine Sæther Uldal
Denmark. Stine’s designs are based on circles and are made from soft merino wool.
Heart of Lovikka
Sweden. Knitted accessories and garments.
Horisaki Design & Handel began in 2013 by husband and wife Makoto and Karin Horisaki. The tiny firm uses painstaking old-fashioned methods, distressing rabbit and beaver fur from a local Swedish farm, to handcraft hats.
Sweden. Designs are made from knitted Shetland wool, with summer designs including a blend of cotton and linen.
Sweden. Fabrics are knitted in wool using a variety of stitches, and then they are cut and sewn into clothing and accessories.
Denmark. Made from natural fibres. McVerdi has a line of raincoats designed to be durable and stylish.
Sweden. Rustic designs made from natural materials.
Sweden. Designs based on a flattering medieval pattern and made from merino and alpaca wool
Solveig Hisdal – Oleana
Norway. Designs that are inspired by artifacts and fabrics brought to Norway along the silk road and incorporate Norwegian folk traditions.
Fashion Designers: Library Resources
Cristobal Balenciaga: Library Resources
Coco Chanel: Library Resources
Christian Dior: Library Resources
John Galliano: Library Resources
Charles James: Library Resources
Rei Kawakubo: Library Resources
Alexander McQueen: Library Resources
Issey Miyake: Library Resources
Sonia Rykiel: Library Resources
Yves Saint Laurent: Library Resources
Elsa Schiaparelli: Library Resources
Madeleine Vionnet: Library Resources
Vivienne Westwood: Library Resources
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