This look was made in my Experimental fashion course. We were prompted to make an ensemble out of tyvec that took advantage of the volume that the material allows. I drew inspiration from the artist Lady Gaga who conveyed fashion fluidity. I wanted to incorporate the accentuated hips and shoulders to represent both male and female power roles.
The tyvec that was given to me was black and a weird yellowish color. I knew that if I were making a lady Gaga inspired piece it need to stand out! That's why I immediately went to the store and bought some spray paint. I made a laser cut stencil of the Born This Way Album logo so I could utilize that in the look aswell.
Since tyvec holds shape so much I wanted to make this look as BIG as possible. In the end lots of volume came through.
Fast draft sketches with the silhouette of the piece
A paper draft of the long sleeve portion of the piece
Laser cutting the cardboard piece to say Born This Way so I can spray paint onto the tyvec
Spray painting in Progress
Spray Painted pieces before they were put together
This piece was picked to be in a mini exhibition that was in the Art and Design Building at UIUC
Figuring out Volume
I had to attach a hooper to keep the volume in the skirt while it was being worn