For his fall/winter 2018 menswear collection, Belgian designer Dries Van Noten introduced a series of flowing nylon jackets covered with bold, almost psychedelic prints. And while the look might remind a lot of folks of the 1960s and ’70s, the technique used to create the prints actually dates back hundreds (possibly thousands) of years.
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It’s pretty much the same one used to create marbled edges on pages, which involves suspending oil-based inks in water and then manipulating them to create the trippy designs you see here. Watching the artists in action is nothing short of mesmerizing.