A/W 1994

De-structured and re-composed in such a way as to eliminate the volume of the bodice and focus exclusively on the sleeves and collar, the scomposta shirt is entirely bereft of some of its fundamental parts. The quilted ivory taffeta bodice is padded with white nylon tulle, while the cone-shaped sleeves are attached to the bodice by straps in such a way that the wider upper part of each sleeve falls down over itself to leave the shoulders of the wearer bare. The sleeves narrow at the forearm to end in cuffs fastened with cufflinks. The long pointed collar of the shirt is fixed to the front of the shirt by two long ribbons which cross behind the wearer’s back.

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