Innovative fashion experience revealed by Antipodes

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Antipodes showroom.

Antipodes showroom. Image: Conor Clarke

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Antipodes showroom.

Antipodes showroom. Image: Conor Clarke

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Antipodes showroom.

Antipodes showroom. Image: Conor Clarke

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Antipodes showroom.

Antipodes showroom. Image: Conor Clarke

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Urbis looks back on the Designday® installations.

All was revealed on Urbis Designday® at the Antipodes Design Store. New Zealand fashion designer Vicki Taylor of Taylor Boutique worked with architectural blind company Luxaflex and Antipodes to create a carefully orchestrated fashion show. 

As the music thrummed through the character-rich space, models emerged from behind individually controlled blinds, walked around the space, removing some pieces, putting others on, becoming obscured again by a lowered blind, before turning and being revealed again. The blinds created beautiful concertina backdrops as they rose and fell, the pleaded surfaces mimicking similar pleats in Taylor’s clothes. The blinds also gave a strong architectural element which contrasted nicely with the soft, draping silhouette of the clothes, and the brick heritage space of the design store.

In the adjoining room, Antipodes design pieces were on display with visitors eagerly checking out some of the best Kiwi designs, and enjoying French crepes, made while one waited.

Some might say three’s a crowd, but in this instance, the three creative collaborators pulled together to make an inspiring installation that showed the best design elements of all three.
www.taylorboutique.co.nz
www.luxaflex.co.nz
www.antipodesdesign.co.nz


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