Mimi NY Turns Antique Textiles Into Couture at Launch NYC Fashion Week

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It’s in the literal transfiguration of these “forgotten fragments” that designer Mimi Prober finds her inspiration. Her one-of-a-kind works, which she constructs in her studio in New York City, represent the “continued evolution of these valuable [and traditional] art forms,” she told Ecouterre.

It’s in the literal transfiguration of these “forgotten fragments” that designer Mimi Prober finds her inspiration.

While antique textiles carry a specific story or history, the ravages of time often mean they’re no longer suited for their original purpose. Prober said her goal is to preserves these pieces of our past for future generations, creating a new narrative that honors their original provenance.

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