The random and few shots from the show on phones. Sorry for the blur and glowing eyes lol #fashion4life #seniorshow #cheslife #finished
7days til the show!! Come out and watch a great presentation #uaches #fashion #seniorshow
As this collection comes to a close, there is still more work to be done. No, there isn’t more sewing to be done, however, photos must be shot. Thankfully, I won’t have to hire anyone to take them for me.
The difficult thing about taking photo shoots is organizing them. It’s hard to set up a day and time where everyone will cooperate and be able to attend at the same time. It’s quite an inconvenience. However, it will be done, no matter how many different days or times of day I will have to shoot. I am, however, excited to take these photos and share my vision of how I see these looks, along with the inspiration behind them. Once this is complete, a new chapter will begin.
The two shirts in my collection. The one on the right has been finished for a while, but this is the updated photo with sleeves. The shirt on the left, I finished this past weekend.
I’m happy with how they both came out. There are a few issues, but not as huge as I think they are. As it is said, “you’re your worst critic”.
It’s hard to just go ahead and finish the little things. I’m so close to being done with all my garments that I need to have done. The awesome thing is that they’re all done at the deadline I gave myself. The bad thing is that it feels weird. So trying to make myself finish this last shirt by sewing on buttons is becoming a war in my head. But none the less, I will have it done by tomorrow night. Otherwise, I’ll be disappointed in myself. But for now, I can say I’m proud that I met my deadline.
If it weren’t for deadlines and the motivation I had to finish my collection, I would probably still be working on it until the last minute. I know how that feels, especially after having participated in Birmingham Fashion Week. Sewing up until your collection is up to walk that runway is stressful. I know plenty of designers out there know that. That’s why I tried to have a solution to that and get everything finished in advanced of the show. I’m allowing myself a little time to relax and let my fingers heal from all the pins that have stabbed me this semester.
This is the last step to my senior collection. It’s a tad bittersweet, but it’s an overall gratifying experience. I will be ecstatic when this collection walks on the 17th.
All of my men’s pants are complete! Five in all. They each have their own characteristics to them. I’m just happy they all are finished and fit each model very well.
Time to show off those legs!
Here’s the completed look! It will definitely look awesome on the day of the show. It’s not exactly what I had in mind when constructing it that when I illustrated it, but it still looks good.
The key differences in this look are the pants and the jacket. The pants are high-waisted, compared to when I illustrated them being at the hip. If I separated the pieces and made a lower-waist on the pants, it would be almost exactly like the illustration. The jacket turned out exactly like the illustration in silhouette, just not in the print. Originally, I was planning to have one large screaming mouth on the back, but that was changed when I ordered the fabric. However, I love how the print, and multiple mouths, makes the jacket bolder. I’m very happy with the way it turned out.
The chain adds a bit of flare to the outfit (not that it doesn’t already have a flare). It also helps communicate the idea of the story behind the look.
I’m excited to see what it will look like on the day of the show. Once everything comes together with hair and makeup, it will be something completely different.