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The best example of technology working with fashion – Silvia Fado

We are so happy about this interview, as always, but this time Silvia give us an idea of what means being creative using 3D technology and traditional materials. Let’s find it out!
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“I started out studying architecture in La Salle (Ramon Llull) but soon realised I was more drawn to creating something tangible that you can work and play with, so I changed to design. My strong interest in fashion made me decide to take this path. I graduated in Fashion in Esdi, Barcelona. After several years of professional experience in knitwear, I decided to follow my true passion, footwear. I moved to London for an apprenticeship in bespoke shoemaking with one of the most skilled shoemakers, Paul Thomas. I then attended MA Fashion Footwear in London College of Fashion (Cordwainers) were I developed my first collection, Kinetic Traces. In my first collection I developed our unique hydraulic heels, collaborating with engineers, architects and vascular surgeon. The idea of developing our brand around innovation and high technology drawn us to continue with this concept, using both 3d Printing and bespoke traditional making.”

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Let’s play cops and robbers – Andreas Thanner

“I’m fascinated of feminism and especially what happened in russia when Pussy Riot came out. The contrast of this communism country with the colorful protests and performances agains it, inspired my the most. The reaction of the government and Wladimir Putin to the protests was like somebody stole a lollipop from a child. I transferred this atmosphere of a crotchety child into a menswear fashion collection.”