PPR Challenge #11 – Kat’s Design

Challenge: This is for the Birds
Challenge: Create a high-end runway looks inspired by one of four birds.
The bird I chose was the owl because I loved the soft browns.
And here is my look.
PPR Challenge #11 - This is for the Birds
I fell in love with this gauzy brown spotted fabric, it just made me think brown spotted owl. It really changed my original plan of doing something with fur. Instead, I ended up going with a flowing strapless gown.
PPR Challenge #11 - This is for the Birds
I created a structural accent to the top which reminded me of the tuff on the owl’s head. The dress is shaped with a little ruching on one side. The skirt is very flowing and will almost float as she walks down the runway.
PPR Challenge #11 - This is for the Birds
I’m hoping the judges will find this dress is beautiful and elegant instead of simple. I do think they will like how I used the owl as inspiration without being literal at all.

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5 Comments to PPR Challenge #11 – Kat’s Design
    • Ros
    • The judges will love it! The fabric is just perfect and the inspiration is there without being literal. I love the shoulder feature.

    • Bonnie
    • Brown often gets a bad rap in the fashion world, but this dress is beautiful. I think it’s a perfect interpretation of the challenge.

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