Sample-cm FW16 Grand Bassin - Street x Sportswear
After a degree in sociology and fashion from Dupperrè Paris and Central Saint Martins respectively, Margot Charbonnier established her trans-disciplinary design label - sample-cm - questioning and confronting the borders between fashion, art and sociology.
Each of Charbonnier’s projects revolves around a specific process or practice for a garment; seen by the designer as a ‘zone of social interaction’.
A newcomer to WeAreSelecters Stores, sample-cm's upcoming Fall/Winter 2016-17 collection, ‘Grand Bassin’ is characterized by it's refined and clever design
The 'Grand Bassin’ proposes 20 signature pieces condensing the essential elements of streetwear and sportswear, entirely handmade in Berlin and available in exclusive editions.
The ‘Grand Bassin’ project works as a set of equipment which extends the body to the limits of action spaces, ... offering clothes accessorized with velcro straps and instructions, inviting the wearer to experience the clothing as a full bodily practice...
consolidate. reinforce. fasten. transform. full bodily practice.
Reinforced, consolidated, fastened and transformed, ‘Grand Bassin’ opens a field of teamwork and mechanical move. For Sample-cm’s second season in 2016, the ‘Grand Bassin’ equipment set includes also performative installations.
‘Grand Bassin’ - don’t think before you leap…