cutting down the fabric

07/23/2009

As the economics is still at its downhill, mass market retailed stores are numerously cutting down their fabrics to meet head-on the second wave of financial crisis by all means. For this reason, there are some new-hit styles born under this environment condition. Uniqlo, would be a very well defined example.

COLOR SABRINA SKINNY JEANS
uniqlo_super skinny jeans
check 1: save tons of fabric for leg panels for it’s SKINNY fit
check 2: eliminate pocket dimensions for slimmer/simpler look
check 3: remove hip pockets to economize to the extreme

DI SHIPLEY&HALMOS SLEEVELESS CONBINAISON
uniqlo_jump suit
check 1: use ONE fabric for the whole garment for minimal style
check 2: the center front zipper is ended right at the waist band, a chic way to replace the Henley placket
check 3: 2″ elastic over the waist, created the draped effect for bottom, very nice choice for low labor cost

SLUB RACER BACK TANK DRESS
uniqlo_racer tank dress
check 1: bring in arm holes for the style, RACER
check 2: decrease shoulder band width, trimmed to be sexier
check 3: shorten across front & back measurements for tighten fitter shape

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product photos from uniqlo.com/us
sample photos from me

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