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Combined One And Two

  1. 1. Apparel Design Portfolio Part One : Collections Part Two : Collection Concepts and Sketches By Jennifer Robinson
  2. 2. Part One: Collections “ Travel in the Jet Age” April 2007 “ Mrs. Peel, We’re Needed” April 2008 By Jennifer Robinson
  3. 3. Travel in the Jet Age _________________ <ul><li>Basic Concept </li></ul><ul><li>A three-piece collection of garments that reflect the excitement and general sense of optimism evident at the height of the Jet Age </li></ul><ul><li>The use of curvilinear lines and bold geometric shapes evokes a sense of modernism and travel in both air and space </li></ul><ul><li>Angular and minimalistic silhouettes mirror the design aesthetics of the 1960s </li></ul>
  4. 4. Concept Board________________
  5. 5. <ul><li>Navy Minidress with Curvilinear Details </li></ul><ul><li>A navy foundational dress in polyester crepe is accented by separate orange curvilinear details in cotton </li></ul><ul><li>Color blocking emphasizes geometric forms present </li></ul><ul><li>Complementary colors mirror those used in famed Braniff International’s advertisement material </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>White Skirt Suit with Turquoise Shell and Applied Detail </li></ul><ul><li>Jacket made of white heavy twill is accented with topstitched horizontal curvilinear lines, which continue to back jacket </li></ul><ul><li>Fabric choice maintains garment’s angular shape and adds dimension </li></ul><ul><li>Colors inspired by those of Pan American Airlines; white and blue tones are commonly used to express modernity and futurism </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Faux Double-Breasted Green Dress with Detachable Belt </li></ul><ul><li>Simple lines of dress reflect modernism </li></ul><ul><li>Stand-up collar provides geometric form at neckline </li></ul><ul><li>Gold buttons emphasize vertical lines of garment and fabric’s weave </li></ul><ul><li>Belt mirrors curvilinear shapes present in other garments </li></ul>
  8. 8. Additional Views
  9. 9. Mrs. Peel, We’re Needed <ul><li>Basic Concept </li></ul><ul><li>A three-piece collection inspired by the British 1960s spy programme, The Avengers (costuming by designers John Bates and Alun Hughes) </li></ul><ul><li>Collection garments are meant to reflect the spirit of ingenuity, self-reliance, and versatility of character Mrs. Emma Peel </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hidden” elements and functional layers suggest the influence of espionage </li></ul><ul><li>Angular shapes and color blocking references the positive ideas of modernism developed during the Space Age </li></ul>
  10. 10. Concept Board
  11. 11. <ul><li>Pleated Minidress with Jacket </li></ul><ul><li>Mustard yellow sleeveless dress in polyester crepe features a hand-pleated bodice </li></ul><ul><li>Bias-bound edges and interior seams are utilized throughout garment </li></ul><ul><li>Hidden pocket detail found at back jacket panel </li></ul>
  12. 12. Details
  13. 13. <ul><li>Cape and Shift </li></ul><ul><li>Wool/spandex cape with stand-up collar; inset turquoise bands conceal small pockets </li></ul><ul><li>A tailored, sleeveless shift dress with belt functions as second layer </li></ul><ul><li>Interior of cape reveals printed lining at collar and two concealed pockets </li></ul><ul><li>Drape and fluidity of cape adds dynamic to movement </li></ul>
  14. 15. Cape Details
  15. 16. Jacket with panels; Printed shell; Skirt with hidden pocket detail <ul><li>Gray cotton collarless jacket features two inset panels where interior layer can be viewed </li></ul><ul><li>Skirt with wool turquoise front panel hides pocket openings at base of detail </li></ul><ul><li>A sleeveless printed shell acts as a versatile second layer </li></ul>
  16. 17. Details ________
  17. 18. Part 2: Collection Sketches and Concepts Jennifer Robinson
  18. 19. The following is a representation of the development of the previous 2008 collection entitled “Mrs. Peel, We’re Needed.” Original sketches are presented beside final details and illustrations. Materials selected were meant to provide an emphasis on environmental sustainability. In addition, hidden details and functional elements were explored to reflect the theme of espionage. These particular illustrations and sketches would be important to any career in the creative/design fields, two areas that I would like to incorporate into my job search. These preliminary items show my ability to translate ideas from two to three dimensions. They also present my knowledge of communicating information in the process of developing creative concepts.
  19. 20. 1. Cape Sketch
  20. 21. A. Cape Illustration
  21. 22. 2. Yellow Pocket Jacket Sketch
  22. 23. B.
  23. 24. 3. Gray Cutout Sketch
  24. 25. C. Gray Cutout Illustration
  25. 26. 4. Plastic Mac Sketch
  26. 27. D. Plastic Mac Illustration
  27. 28. 5. Blue Suit Sketch
  28. 29. E.
  29. 30. 6. Gray Pocket Dress Sketch
  30. 31. F.
  31. 32. 7. Yellow Pocket Jacket Two Sketch
  32. 33. G.
  33. 34. 8. Turquoise Cape Sketch
  34. 35. H. Turquoise Cape Illustration
  35. 36. 9. Belted Mac Sketch
  36. 37. I.
  37. 38. 10. Gray Curvilinear Appliqué Dress Sketch
  38. 39. J.
  39. 40. Pleated Bodice Sketch (Development of pleating concept) 12.

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