tang chiew ling dresses fashion figures in leaves
tang chiew ling dresses fashion figures in leaves tang chiew ling dresses fashion figures in leaves
aug 19, 2013

tang chiew ling dresses fashion figures in leaves

tang chiew ling dresses fashion figures in leaves
all images courtesy of tang chiew ling




the latest series of illustrations ‘fashion in leaf’, by malaysian designer tang chiew ling displays figures dressed in leaves, direct from the garden. the limited range features the famous fashion icon audrey hepburn elegantly styled in simple leaf shapes. combining fashion, art and illustration the works are delicately constructed from beautiful pieces found in the natural world. the interpretation of leaves into a fashion collection, where the organic beauty of the material’s properties remains, shows the inherent structures, patterns, lines and different colors found in each leaf. accentuating these differences, including the form’s inherent withering state, provides not only a variety of dresses – but naturally evolving ones too.


the famous actress audrey hepburn dressed in simple leaf shapes to create a graceful figure



the original colors of these leaves are green and after a few days the fashion naturally evolves



one withered leaf, 27cm in height features as a dramatically curving form



different colors help to define the piece, the dark purple suggests an evening dress


 designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

  • This is something rare. A genuinely new take on couture. But now the hard part. The sketching (Best part of the art.) and the sewing, etc.

    Chris Henry says:

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