Debora Dax Turns Body Taboos Into Fashion Statements

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Underwear adorned with artificial pubic hair and a skirt padded to search like really like handles characteristic in this assortment of garments by design student Debora Dax.

InConTextUre by Debora Dax Dry Skin Shirt and Pubic Hair Panties

Dax’s InConTextUre outfits aim to highlight functions of the body that individuals usually want to conceal.

InConTextUre by Debora Dax Dry Skin Shirt and Pubic Hair Panties

“This clothing series is inspired by human entire body textures, which we like to hide and avoid,” said Dax. “This undertaking exhibits that people structures are exciting and can be observed as entire body decorations.”

InConTextUre by Debora Dax Bruises Shirt and Stubbles Panties

Distinctions in physique, skin top quality and body hair are all celebrated in her nude-coloured garments.

InConTextUre by Debora Dax Stubbles Panties

“It took some time to locate the correct resources that give the feeling of skin as colour, fabric surface and structures, and also make certain that these materials function collectively as a assortment,” Dax advised Dezeen.

InConTextUre by Debora Dax Beer Stomach Sweater and Cellulitis Trousers

The collection consists of three pairs of lycra tights that are made to make the wearer appear to have liver spots, acne and warts on their legs.


Connected story: Flesh Chair wrapped in squishy rolls of body fat by Nanna Kiil


A trio of pieces created from neoprene draw emphasis to entire body regions linked with fat. “The material is quite heavy and it generates the gorgeous fat rolls when you fold it,” mentioned Dax.

InConTextUre by Debora Dax Beer Stomach Sweater and Cellulitis Trousers

The sweater is distended to resemble a beer belly, trousers are reduce and folded to recommend cellulite below the rear and a dress bulges at the sides to act as really like handles.

InConTextUre by Debora Dax Beer Stomach Sweater and Cellulitis Trousers

One particular translucent shirt is coloured with yellow patches to look like bruises, whilst one more is painted in lighter smears to create the impression of dry, flaky skin.

InConTextUre by Debora Dax Enjoy Handles Skirt

Synthetic threads that mimic the search and texture of pubic hair are stuck onto the front, underside and back of a pair of underwear to emulate organic development. Another pair is patterned to appear like stubble across the pubic region, an effect developed making use of a tufting machine.

Dax has also created a bikini that is stitched with lines that could be mistaken for stretch marks, as well as a fully wrinkled swimsuit.

InConTextUre by Debora Dax Wrinkles Swimsuit

“The skin has a variety and diversity of exciting surfaces, delicate ornaments and beautiful colour ranges and gradients,” said Dax. “Why are these skin structures seen as significantly less gorgeous? Why do we choose not to have them on our physique?”

InConTextUre by Debora Dax Stretch Marks Bikini and Wrinkles Swimsuit

The designer completed the project even though studying on the Man and Communication course at Style Academy Eindhoven. Her assortment is on show at the WOW Amsterdam gallery until finally 16 Could.


Task credits:

Concept, style and art route: Debora Dax, Layout Academy Eindhoven, Guy and Communication, 2014
Photography: Jose Pasmans
Designs: Cleo Kerkhof and Hannah Hurtz

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