LFW - Martin Lamothe's Collaborations in Sculpted Leather and Crocheted Chain
This may look like someone messing around with leather, making it spiky for some reason and leaving it up to you to make sense of it or just keep on going. But take another look at what a collaboration between Martin Lamothe and leather sculptor Sebastian Vecchio actually produced:
Isn't that incredible? I wanted to touch the horses heads but I couldn't bring myself to, as if they would collapse if I laid my fingers on them. They wouldn't have of course but they appeared so delicate despite their substance.
Here's how they were made by Sebastian Vecchio:
And two other pieces that were stunning examples of hand workmanship:
This piece was so heavy, it was essentially made with rope of varying thickness
Mercedes Fernandez Mesa crocheted silver, gold and copper chain which was then handstitched into pleated tulle. I was in awe after seeing these pieces.