I have deliberated for months about the subject of this year's competition. The theme, architecture, covers so much. The possibiities! In the end I think I am going to focus on one of my favourite buildings from one of my favourite eras - the Chrysler building in New York.
My idea is to make the foundation garment (which will also be the pattern of the month for my Patreon platform) that will emulate the building structure - the skeleton - and then apply some artwork. Corsetry mimics architecture - the shape and bones creating the foundation from which to hang the decorative elements. I have some incredible lazer cut silver leather that gives the impression of steel supports;