• Designers take rugs from the floor to the catwalk

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    A chance to work on a bigger scale is inspiring the fashion pack Shag pile, floral or fringed... rugs and carpets come in a variety of designs. But if they are not what springs to mind when you imagine haute couture, then think again. At the Marni autumn/winter show earlier this year guests were seated on piles of old carpets. For Ralph Lauren's 50th anniversary spring/summer show, models walked down a catwalk made up of a patchwork of carpets. The floor was printed in the style of a patterned rug at Chloé, with one model wearing what looked like a rug fashioned into a miniskirt, while a...
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