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On May 30, Fredrik Tjaerandsen, a student at the famous fashion school CSM, thrilled the audience with his inflated collection during the year-end fashion show: We saw models in wrapped in bubbles clothes, walking voluptuously wrapped in oxygen, and stopping to let some pieces deflate elegantly and become draped clothes of different shapes, seeming to play hula-oop slightly around the sizes of the models, still imbued with their old gigantic dimensions. These balloon dresses, made (for the most part) of natural rubber, are designed according to an air pressure system that allows the wearer to control the volume or open a latch inside to release the air, and exit from the bubble.
Each dress was inflated by the designer before the show, and requires about two to three thousand liters of oxygen: While smaller bubbles take 10 minutes to fill, the largest bubble takes about 1 hour to form! If you are claustrophobic, don't panic, these rooms contain enough air to breathe 3 hours quietly immersed, it gives you time to experience the feeling that the designer tried to re-transcribe : this misty and uncertain memory that we have of our childhood, suddenly broken and connected to the world when our "naive" box explodes... So now, we leave you alone in your bubble to think about all this.