Octopus, Octopus!

PrizeHonorable Mention in Fashion Design
CompanyKali Butterfly
ArtistVanessa Walilko

A slinky, sinuous headpiece made from over 12,000 individually linked anodized aluminum rings using medieval chainmail armor-making techniques. This fashion art piece highlights the way we use fashion to delight, surprise, and mediate the way the way the world engages with us. Fashion is illustrated as literal armor