fellow blogger inkarlcerating intriduced me to the magnificent leather craftmanship of konstantin kofta.
i think the following quote from kofta's website says it all:
"BORN"Imagine water as the solemn foundation of our existence in our world ever so in turmoil. Touched by perennial elements, our water dries up and consequently deforms and destroys the ground, leaving behind patches of eradicated and polyhedral soil. Yet, with the death of one surface, others are born, allowing water to give meaning and energy to our continuous lifecycle. It is in this infinity of life, where KOFTA finds it inspiration for this SS13 collection. Inspired by the existence of natural phenomena and natural transitions, all garments were carefully crafted in the hidden Ukrainian design studio, enveloped by the pure serenity of time. Henceforth, a clear reference is suggested to the erection of the human spine, which evolved as a natural reaction to the raging elements, to strengthen us and develop us into independent, spiritual and conscious beings. It is this transition of materials and anatomy, which inspired this collection, presented by KOFTA for SS13.
brilliantly detailed leather designs, following a beautiful theme... i don't think there is a more perfect collection anywhere to be found