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New York Fashion Week: Creatures of the Wind channels travel fantasy
New York Fashion Week: Creatures of the Wind channels travel fantasy

Creatures of the Wind designers Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters grabbed the Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent in Women’s Wear at the CFDA Awards back in June, and followed it up by showing a stellar spring collection on Thursday at New York Fashion Week. Gabier and Peters launched their line in Chicago in 2008. Both are graduates of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Fashion. Gabier gained experience in Antwerp working for Dirk Schonberger and others, while Peters spent two years doing specialty handiwork as a studio assistant to artist and designer Nick Cave.  Combined, their aesthetic has been both broadly conceptual and exquisitely...

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