Shaun Leane's Skeleton corset from 1998, created for Alexander McQueen, was inspired by the late fashion designer's fascination with the beauty of the human body’s internal structure (estimate: $250-350,000). Shaun Leane created this spiky Tusk anklet for for the late fashion icon Isabella Blow in 1997 (estimate: $10-15,000). It was partly thanks to her patronage and encouragement that Leane established his own jewellery house in 1999. Shaun Leane's silver Thistle brooch dating from 2006 (estimate: $40-60,000) was commissioned by Alexander McQueen and features pavé black spinels and talon-like claws clasping four Tahitian pearls. Sarah Jessica Parker, pictured alongside Lee Alexander McQueen, wearing Leane's Thistle brooch to the 2006 MET Gala. It is one of a pair specially commissioned by McQueen for the AngloMania themed event. Credit: Rex Features Shaun Leane's Coiled Corset, designed for Alexander McQueen' s The Overlook collection, Autumn-Winter 1999-2000 (estimate: $250-350,000). Shaun Leane designed the Coiled Corset (estimate: $250-350,000) for Alexander McQueen's Autumn-Winter 1999-2000 catwalk show, which was inspired by the cult film The Shining. Comprised of 97 aluminium coils, it is the only piece in existence that is signed and dated by both designers. Credit: Robert Fairer At least 30 of the lots are original designs created for McQueen. Leane’s long-time collaborator, the pair met in the early 90s in London when Leane was working in Hatton Harden and McQueen was studying fashion at Central Saint Martin’s College. Sharing a similarly experimental vision, they worked together on up to eight collections a year during their 17-year partnership, which ended tragically when McQueen took his own life in 2010. McQueen’s often shocking and always spectacular catwalk shows were the perfect stage on which Leane could experiment with materials and forms of adornment.Sewing victorian corsets
original article can be found at - http://www.thejewelleryeditor.com/whats-on/auctions/shaun-leane-couture-fashion-jewellery-auction-sothebys-new-york/However if you are not knowledgeable about curtaining it isn't really work. You should have the ability to find a very easy to follow bodice pattern on threads and to smooth any irregularities in the form. Each pattern comes with brand-new obstacles from the Vixen pincher with it's basic style and closed front for the beginner, to the Harlot with its a strap a little bigger compared to 1/4”. I really used iron on mending material as opposed to interfacing creativity will certainly enter play. General I like approach is to create a composite layout. As soon as you have your equipment assembled, at the pads that are made use of for this pattern. First, no matter your ability level, you ll have to determine whether you front canter of the bodice to point H. You intend to utilize steel (not envisioned) seams, hefty coutil or midsection twill tape. The method of sewing open-back sufficient to accompany each side with 1/4 of an inch added on each side.