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Swarovski, leading designer of fashion jewelry, has just unveiled a dynamic gemstone encrusted window installation by students of the Fashion Body & Garment Master’s Program at the SAIC. The students who were mentored by Nick Cave, chair of SAIC’s Fashion Design department, oversaw the installation which features two carefully-constructed blooming flowers made out of Swarovski jewelry. Each flower is elegantly draped using one-of-a-kind fabrics that were made using Swarovski jewelry images. The textiles are further accented with Swarovski jewelry and crystals, giving them some 3-D dimension.
To celebrate the unveiling Swarovski hosted a private event last night where art world power players, bloggers and SAIC faculty, board members and alum attended. Sipping champagne, the conceptually fashioned guests and the ultra fashionable guests mingled, shopped Swarovski's collections and spoke of next week's undergraduate runway show, THE WALK 2012.
· Swarovski [Official Site]