tina kalivas: ethnic constructions

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(images via tina kalivas)

i am so achingly enamored with these embroidered, printed, and sharply draped clothing constructions from australian designer tina kalivas, i almost feel as if i am might hyperventilate. the bold lines and innovative cuts are brilliantly paired with the colorful lines and shapes of the textured, colorful textiles. this collection is “ethnic”, yes (whatever that means!) but it’s incredibly of the now (and likely, the later, and forever more). good is good always, no?

(via refinery 29)

3 comments

  1. tricia

    nadia: i know. i was poking fun at the “ethnic” trend, and other people’s use of the word “ethnic” in regard to fashion/fashion trends.