Fall/Winter 2015 Knitwear Collections
The “Untouchable” knitwear concept collection comes from a private personal experience – a bloody, horrible, and unexpected accident that interrupted normal life and distorted healthy and beautiful skin. Photographs of open wounds start the design process and are threaded through the collection. The wounds are represented in several sorts of forms such as burned edges, unraveled knit swatches, and bleached sketches. Literally, they are broken and unfinished design details yet they move in the process of deconstruction of both internal and external health conceptually. As the physical pain grows and invades other parts of the body as shown in various versions of jacquard and intarsia patterns, it reaches mental and emotional chaos in an understated and indefinable way.
By breaking down the long and unstable healing process into several stages, this knitwear concept design collection explores deeply the status of mental disturbance and the infinite progression of emotional recovery. Whie physical pain has an end point, emotional trauma expands without boundaries and has no definite conclusion. Sketching techniques and media are mixed in an elegant manner in order to interpret the untouchable status of spiritual pain. In the final stage of the collection, the designs imply that when one loosens up the mind and forgets the pain, healing the wound from deep inside is conceivable.