Metropolis: Density magic of fabric

Natalie B Coleman’s new collection takes inspiration from an unlikely source, writes Lisa Brady.

3rd August, 2014

The Hagakure, the samurai warriors of Japan, knew that there is something to be learned from a rainstorm; that inspirations in life can come from unlikely places. Such as the murky puddles left by leaky truck engines on Ireland’s trunk roads.

Acclaimed Irish fashion designer Natalie B Coleman credits growing up “near a main road with passing industrial trucks that would spill petrol and diesel” as the inspiration behind her AW14 designs, the...

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