The It: Inside the 2010 White Cashmere Collection
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The It: Inside the 2010 White Cashmere Collection

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Detail of a photo by Brendan Adam Zwelling/The Style Notebook.


Style_badge_medium.gif Last week’s White Cashmere show—featuring designs from Renata Morales, Pat McDonagh, Réva Mivasagar and other top Canadian couturiers—made crafting ensembles out of bathroom tissue almost look easy, obscuring a design process swathed in challenges.
“The biggest thing is that it tears,” recalled Katrina Tuttle of creating her belted sheath dress. “That was the hardest thing to get around—figuring out what was the best way to strengthen it so the garment would hold itself up. The first day, the first twelve hours, was about trial and error.”
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