If there’s a chance, I’d like to leave Jasper alone on an island and see what he does with the land around him. Will he make sequins out of seashells and jellyfish? Will he find a hatch and cover it with banana scales? Point is, Jasper Garvida does good sequins. Period. He does it so well – he’s explored it, played around with it, applied it everywhere… First time I met him in March 2009 I asked how long it takes to apply sequins to an entire dress – 80 hours, he said. Well Jasper, how about your squad of dresses?  The SS11 collection, ‘Belle’, was inspired by Paris 1951 and the aesthetics of Degas’ ballet dancers, it was a particularly feminine interpretation yet the juxtaposition of toothachingly sweet pink with autumnal earth colours came in perfect harmony. Personally the pleats and looped fringes had me gasping, the Barbie in me cracked her plastic knees leaning over to see better.

Thank you to Miele and Forever Better once again for the show & backstage invitation, so so grateful to be able to witness Jasper’s growth over the past 2 years.

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  1. i love how reading your blog keeps introducing me to these wonderful designers. as much as i enjoy fashion, i really don’t have a wide knowledge of up-and-coming or lesser known names. this is just stunning! thank you for sharing it.

    also, i wish magazines would use more photos like yours in their collection issues. full front pictures are nice and all, but they miss out on all the details!

  2. What gorgeous detailing, each piece is so unique and gorgeous. I would love to own anything from that collection

  3. I love how you capture the little details of the garment when you take your photos.
    Purely, an inspirational blog.

  4. Jasmin

    your photos are always beautiful

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  5. Cool dresses….but I just have to comment on that dog!!…sooooo cute :) hehe

  6. I couldn’t agree more with the previous comments. Those are some fabolous pieces but one thing that always strikes me are your beautiful photos. You know your stuff. As always a pleasure.

  7. wow!! I love all of these pictures!! Amazing dresses!!

  8. ack! the napping dog?!! who’s the owner, Shini?!!! it’s too cute!

  9. the napping dog pic..soooo cute….(it is a dog rite?)…..
    love the collection….those pleat wonders..are…just what i wanted to see after being hoarded with…camel,leather..etc..etc….thanks for bringing this designer into view..will surely blog about him…:)

  10. Bahha I thought of that too when I walked in – is it a dog? (is it alive??)

  11. I actually don’t know, one of the stylists or makeup artists, so cute huh?

  12. woww i love pink wig!!!

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  13. Love love love!! You take amazing pictures!

  14. oh lordy lord, so much detail in these pieces! the purple pleated dress is stunning, so girly.
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  15. What an amazing collection! Love the detailed pics. Thanks for sharing :)

  16. These pictures are inspiring me to snazz it up a bit! I’ve been getting predictable and boring in my old age, I’m afraid. The colors are awesome and I love all the textures. I might skip the cotton candy bun though LOL :)

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  17. So, everyone thinks the dog is cute…
    …what a cute napping dog you might say…
    …what you don’t know is the truth about the cute little napping dog.

    The truth is that:
    1) Shini played with it. In which case it’s not napping. It’s d.e.a.d.
    2) The dog had to watch a fashion show. In which case it is napping. No wonder.

    Cute… napping… dog. Or…?

  18. that first photo is too cute!

  19. wow these are absolutely amazing!! all those details…. lovely!

    xx

  20. those sequin leggings would be so much fun to wear. i just really like the variety of textures, especially in that orange dress with the ruffle-like detailing and delicate top. very interesting to look at

  21. amazing pictures, such attention to detail.

    I want that doggy :)

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  22. What great details!

  23. WOW, his clothes are insanely beautiful and inspiring, love that gold disc dress. Incredible photos, as always.


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  24. So beautiful!

    juliet xxx

  25. Now that you’ve said ‘Dega’s ballet dancers’ I can totally see that in the silhouette, but I hadn’t noticed it before as my entire attention was taken up by the candyfloss headpieces. I MUST have candyfloss ON MY HEAD!

  26. Soo

    Aw ~ little doggy in the bag…bless him….SO cute ;) And what a beautifully fantastical collection :)

  27. Beautiful photos. I like the looped fringes and the colorfull buns ! I will definitely pay more attention to this designer !

  28. That collection was all about the details, and you captured it perfectly

  29. what a cute little dog!
    peace.

  30. Absolutely love the last pants!

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  32. Oh Jasper! I adored this collection and your photos are amazing. I think one of my favourite details is that pleated lilac number with all that loopy/corsage detail at the waist!

  33. I know I must sound like a broken record, but you really do take the most beautiful photos Shini! Without a doubt the prettiest photos I’ve seen from this show.

    Briony xx

  34. these photos are incredible, it must of been amazing to see them live.
    and that little puppy in the first picture is adorable! is he yours?

  35. such great shots… wonderful blog! i’ll follow u!

  36. shini this post is so beautiful. the images are seriously amazing. there aren’t even words… it looks amazing. i love all the backstage photos – so funny with the dog and wig in the bag. those close up images of the items are absolutely stunning. i find these sorts of shots so much more insightful into a show then the standard full length ones. really beautiful coverage. xx

  37. amazing photos!
    your blog really is beautiful :)

  38. aww the dog!

  39. [...] The organization alone is so crave-able (not a word.). And now that we’re talking cravings, Jasper Garvida, Federal, Diana Platais and this sweater. Yes to each.p.s. Wishing it would rain tonight! [...]

  40. Amazing details! And that hair looks candyfloss-good-enough-to-eat – love it!

  41. I’m squirming in my seat not only because of the extremely adorable little puppy in the first picture but the extremely adorable cotton-candy hair that I so desperately want, the amazing mix of a super sweet and harsh metal collection, and…..those sequin pants. I need those sequin pants in my life like yesterday…lol

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  42. this is a brave collection for sure love those colores and silky dresses

  43. Didn’t realise you were at this show too, I would have loved to meet you… my post is a little late but here are my thoughts on the collection http://foxinthewood.tumblr.com/post/1248314253/jasper-garvida

  44. That puppy is simply adorable-just sleeping there on that bag.
    Beautiful pictures!!