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CRUST
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Date: 4/27/12 8:42 PM

Looking to do something like the bent and curved zippers I've seen from a cadre of different designers.




Is this going to be as simple as easing a straight zipper into a curved or bent placket? I'm thinking i may have to crimp, snip, or otherwise manipulate the tape to get this to work.

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Date: 4/27/12 9:15 PM

The zipper tape is quite flexible and you should be able to do these manipulations pretty easily. Love the crazy zipper on the pants.

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Date: 4/28/12 3:46 AM

When sewing a purse, I clipped the edge of the zipper tape -- only 1/8" -- which allowed it to bend around a 90-degree angle curve. Worked like a charm. I doubt you'll need that with the more gentle curves shown in your photos, though.

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Date: 4/28/12 8:53 PM

I love the pants! The mc jacket is cool also. Construction would probably be just a bit fiddley with lining everything up correctly, but what a statement. Thanks for the pictures.

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Date: 4/29/12 3:23 AM

Both are Rick Owens, the pants are called aircuts and I think the jacket is called Showtek? He does variations of it a lot.

Dude's wild, every show of his I see something I want to buy/make, menswear and womenswear alike.

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Date: 4/29/12 11:37 AM

Love this designer...thanks.

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