Friday Roundup: Laser Cut Fashion

This week's round up features some of the best, creative and clever uses of the laser cutter when it comes to creating textiles and fashion. Early adopters of the technology were mainly couture designers such as John Galliano who created a beige laser-cut suede garment (pictured below) in 2005. Fast forward six years and laser cut fashion has hit the mainstream — big time! Fast fashion retailers from Top Shop to ASOS are now carrying laser cut clothes, shoes and accessories. And of course we leave it to the independent designers such as Principle Pleasure to bring a bit of irony and whimsy to laser cut clothing that often lean towards the ornate and decorative.

Have you seen cool laser cut fashion? Share it in the comments below.


Cutting fabric into strips

Beige laser-cut suede Gift of John Galliano  2005


Laser cut lace 

Haider Ackermann



Christian Louboutin Fall 2011 Collection


Laser cut Mesh

Raf Simons



M2E - Laser cut Skull by Pleasure Principle. Available here


ASOS Laser Cut Cardigan  Available here



Light Pink Diamond Laser Cut Skirt available at Top Shop


Independent designer Lisa Li




Cut out

ALAÏA Laser-cut calf hair platform pumps available here




Laser cut dress at Top Shop





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Comment by Aleksandra Shekutkovska on August 16, 2011 at 3:39am
Comment by Syuzi on July 29, 2011 at 6:02pm
I agree! I love Lily Heine's work as well.
Comment by Melissa Coleman on July 29, 2011 at 2:17pm
My favourites may still be the works of Lilly Heine that are also on this site:
Comment by Melissa Coleman on July 29, 2011 at 2:08pm

I know it's not fashion and really they are a bit too dramatic for me, but still I quite like these:

The 3D potential of this particular use of lasercutting appeals to me.

Comment by inga marie on July 29, 2011 at 1:40pm

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