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October is the perfect time to update your interiors and there is no better way than with a new fabric collection. Having been launched in August, expect to be wowed by Entity and it’s classy colours and designs. The avant-garde has always inspired the Harlequin Studio and for her latest collection, designer Becky Brown has keyed into the concept of ‘Architectural Fashion’. High fashion is often influenced by architecture and while architecture gives us the spaces we live and work in, high fashion is constructed to give us wearable art. Harlequin has combined this to give us a fantastic collection for the upcoming months. Entity is a geometric collection, which explores the interplay of light and shadow, negative spaces and the repetition and organisation of pattern and form. The trend of Architectural Image credit: Harlequin Entity 2017 Fashion uses textiles as construction materials, exaggerating outlines and perspectives to create bold silhouettes that emphasise structure, shape and form. Engineered layers, surface texture and 3-D designs epitomise the trend. Entity comprises printed and woven fabrics, complemented by upholstery plains and geometrics and a book of wall coverings. Becky describes it as “urban modernist meets futurist” and for an interior, which is bang on trend, look no further. The new designs explore the ways in which natural silhouettes can be emphasised, at times distorted and often totally transformed, channelling a polished industrial aesthetic then playing it down to become softer and more approachable. Drawing upon a number of techniques and textures to convey its powerful message, the fabrics are a mix of screen prints


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