The every-day experimentation with materias is a very important way of working for me.
Not only the designs must be innovative but also the shapes and textures of the "unit" must be carefully treated.
Melting sequins, with heat.
Embroidery with tubes of horse hair, and some details of sequins and feathers on top.
Silk shapes with embroidered beads on the edge.
Silk 3D elements with embroidered standing bugle beads edge.