The passion for the inherent substance of fabrics and for the structured forms they can create betrays Alice's training as an architect.
Attire as a form of modern armour, as a structure that imbues the figure with identity, is a core concept in the philosophy of the designer.
The fabric is always hand-built remade into structures, modelled into resilient shapes or layered weaves. Substances polished, caressed, shaped. Never left to their inert nature.