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TAKING FLIGHT

Raeburn deployed an array of technical fabrics, including decommissioned parachute silk—preserved in its original candy-pink hue—originally used in humanitarian aid drops.

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Toying further with the aviation theme, Raeburn paired fabric from deconstructed Russian flight suits with silk organza, along with images of maps and weather patterns, to create sugar-spun shift dresses, hooded parkas, and shorts that were anything but fussy.

“It was important to me that the Raeburn woman feels chic but comfortable wherever she goes,” he explained.

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