Modern Tribal

Fashion designers are finding inspiration in artisanal crafts this season, as they reference modern takes on primitive textiles and pottery.

Edun, the socially conscious brand founded by Bono’s wife, Ali Hewson, mixes  black and white geometrics with woven leather for a bold look.


This weaving, features similar pattern work as does this modernist vase:



Donna Karan may have been inspired by tribal artwork for her Spring 2014 collection.



Akris showed free form faggoting reminiscent of this rustic vessel made of woven pear branches.



Proenza Schouler manipulated pleats in fabric and leather to create the etched quality of this pottery and tribal influenced block print:




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4 Responses to “Modern Tribal”

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