Sherin Hussien an Egyptian designer, presented her collection with the art technique known as ‘Al – A’aqada’; she uses this type of art with beautiful and modern way.
Hussien mentioned that the Islamic and Al-A’aqada arts are associated with all the peoples of the world throughout history, also a collection of pillows simply decorated has been found and later appeared in the Assyrian civilization.
The drawings of Al-A’aqada reflects clothes of kings and princes as this art flourished in china at this time, this type of designs depends on twisting and braiding is used in which cotton or silk, all of these material adds a lot of value and luxury for a piece and makes it a masterpiece handed to generations.
Inspiration by Sufi
The designer has been inspired by Sufi’s heritage style that was demonstrated by ‘Shams Al-Din Al-Tabrezi’, Jalal Al- Din Al-Roumy’; her passion for Sufism forced her to read for the Sufi’s poet like Al-Hallaj, Mohie Al-Din Ibn Arabi.
The artist always aspires to develop his tools, learn and gets benefit from other cultures and civilizations, especially designers interested in heritage; also, she is keen on Korean designs and sewing arts through the Korean Cultural Center, who gave a grant to a group of Egyptian fashion designers interested in heritage.
Hussien said: “I benefited from the Korean Life Science Education Grant (Hanbok), a great precision in the execution of the piece and the commitment and the pure finish.
The designer also offers a high-end fashion for all ages. She said: “My designs vary from ready to wear and ‘haute couture’ to suit all tastes and occasions. She uses valuable pieces for big occasions.
She prefers to use neutral colors and pastels. These colors include yellow, black, beige, green, and blue .