“Doors of Perception” shows that cork “dresses” from head to toe
The renowned South African designer Suzaan Heyns presented a complete collection of clothing, accessories and footwear in March 2013, made from cork. “Doors of Perception” was the name of the show by the designer to show that cork is not a rigid material. The show in Johannesburg fashion week dismantled set ideas about cork and showed dozens of pieces – dresses, trousers, tops, coats – made with cork. Suzaan Heyns used various qualities of cork in the accessories of purses, handbags, to the soles of shoes.