One can notice that, in the considered cases, the surface of the piece is draped globally.
We can note that all the part surface is completely draped. Figure 10 presents shaded contours interpolated from the map of the fiber distortions of 0[degrees]/90[degrees] (Figure 10(a)) and [+ or -] 45[degrees] fiber orientations (Figure 10(b)).
The event concluded with Milena Padula, wife of the Italian Ambassador Enrico Padula, volunteering to get draped
in a saree and walking around in it for the rest of the afternoon.
The first suite was the black-and-white numbers, fitted black dresses draped with white fabrics that took the form of a bird, lizards, a butterfly, and combined with Rorschach-like trompe l'oeil patterns, a misnomer given the resulting three-dimensional features.
The skirt lengths were modest, mostly covering the knees, and most of the long dresses were loosely draped. But there were hints of skin just the same--a peek into the hip or thighs; a deep plunge on the front in several pieces, as well as scoop backs, and through the peek-a-boo fabric weaves and metalwork.
Surely he didn't have the same woman in mind for the simpler-looking pieces--a flowy, draped black dress with an asymmetric shoulder accent, for instance--and the more ornate and elaborate looks.
Above: Off-the-shoulder wedding gown covered in pearls around draped collar, bodice, back train and matching hat, by Yumi Katsura of Japan.
Left: Egon von Furstenberg designs short wedding ensemble with deep-rounded, draped collar, feather epaulets on shoulders and feathered drop-waist skirt with thigh-high slit.
In circular, complex reverberations, True Blonde Draped
mixes a real person, the artist's imagination, art-historical references, and past images in her own oeuvre.
Left: Red chiffon draped
blouse, pounds 50, French Connection: 020 7399 7200.
Silk crepe midilength cocktail dress by Emanuel Ungaro with low, round, draped neckline, tied at waist over beaded fringed dickey, and draped, wrapped skirt with leg exposure.
Left: Strapless chiffon evening ensemble by Yves Saint Laurent with draped front tied with large bow at bust line and the fluidity of open layers of chiffon.