Ziyue Zhu: FIT Future of Fashion 2021, Knitwear

knitGrandeur- Ziyue Zhu: FIT Future of Fashion 2021, KnitwearInspired by diverse Middle Eastern culture, the hand-crocheted raffia dress & patterned knit
hoodie scarf were both designed to celebrate traditional and progressive Arabic women’s fashion.
Arabic architecture and geographical elements influenced the pattern, texture, and color
development of the full circle dress and scarf.

 

knitGrandeur- Ziyue Zhu: FIT Future of Fashion 2021, KnitwearThe crochet patterns are inspired by elements of Islamic geometric shapes.

 

knitGrandeur- Ziyue Zhu: FIT Future of Fashion 2021, Knitwear
The white, gold, and sand colors are inspired by elements of the Arab desert,
signifying the beauty of nature.

 

knitGrandeur- Ziyue Zhu: FIT Future of Fashion 2021, Knitwear
The rigid texture of the raffia yarn gives the dress the structure required to stand out.

 

knitGrandeur- Ziyue Zhu: FIT Future of Fashion 2021, KnitwearBack Detail.

 

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Designer’s Instagram: @clarebola_

All knitwear is protected by copyright laws. Images © Ziyue Zhu

Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2021!!!

#FITFutureOfFashion

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