Central Saint Martins graduate Eilish Macintosh showed outfits tied up with knotted lengths of rope at the institution's show during London Fashion Week.
White ropes were wrapped around simple, black floor-length gowns and knotted in various places to give form and create a monochrome graphic effect.
"I started trying to make textiles or garments that are more like jewellery, with the separate rope pieces and solid ceramic elements cast into the garments," Macintosh told Dezeen. "[The collection] was based on traditional pacific jewellery, bondage and in particular the photographs of Nobuyoshi Araki, and Eduardo Paolozzi sculpture."
Lengths tied around the head obscured models' vision, while noose-like necklaces hung down the front or back.
The loose ends of the cords were left to trail and whip around the feet of the models as they moved down the runway.
Some of the jersey dresses had full-length sleeves, while others left arms exposed.
A number of outfits had holes in the fabric edged with white ceramic elements, positioned above the navel, close to nipples and at the base of the spine.
Macintosh was awarded the L’Oreal Bursary Award for her collection, which was shown alongside work by other graduates from London's Central Saint Martins art and design college.
More collections from London Fashion Week include Sister by Sibling's over-sized crocheted accessories and dresses patterned with bridge trusses by Mary Katrantzou.
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