Pattern is all the rage in the fashion world lately, and now even your belt buckle can augment your textured garb. John Frechette has created a way of infusing his glass belt buckles with fabric inspired patterns like Honeycomb (above) and….
Zebra and Wood Grain
Cheetah, Chevron, and Argyle!
“We’ve been working with silk-screening powdered glass in between layers of glass,” John says. This past summer he was inspired by all the fabrics around the collective studio he shares with clothing designers Abbie Miller and Owen Ashley. “I’ve been surprised by the level of detail we can achieve,” John said. Upcoming patterns include polka-dots, damask, and herringbone.