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If you can dream it, you can 3-D print it—and pair it with spring's top looks.

Erdem Lurex dress, Prada T-strap sandals, Endswell 3-D printed Infinity No. 1 an

Erdem Lurex dress, Prada T-strap sandals, Endswell 3-D printed Infinity No. 1 and Infinity No. 3 white gold rings. Autodesk 3-D printed Gyroid ball in photopolymer by Dizingof.

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Erdem Lurex dress, Prada T-strap sandals, Endswell 3-D printed Infinity No. 1 an

Dolce & Gabbana silk flower applique dress, Manolo Blahnik BB Plaid snakeskin pumps, Nervous System 3-D printed Rhizome cuff. Emerging Objects 3-D printed Hex tower in salt, Emerging Objects 3-D printed DNA vase in white nylon.

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Erdem Lurex dress, Prada T-strap sandals, Endswell 3-D printed Infinity No. 1 an

Prada Natte dress, Prada T-strap sandals, Nervous System 3-D printed Cellular collar, Endswell 3-D printed Infinity No. 1 white gold ring. Autodesk 3-D printed Cellular model in red PLA by Nervous System.

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Erdem Lurex dress, Prada T-strap sandals, Endswell 3-D printed Infinity No. 1 an

Yigal Azrouel embroidered eyelet swing dress, Nervous System 3-D printed Rhizome cuff. Emerging Objects 3-D printed bloom in red and pink nylon.

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Erdem Lurex dress, Prada T-strap sandals, Endswell 3-D printed Infinity No. 1 an

Peter Pilotto Horizon crop top and skirt, Christian Louboutin Beauty K cage sandals, Endswell 3-D printed Primary No. 1 rose gold ring, Nervous System 3-D printed Tetra Kinematics 31N necklace. Emerging Objects 3-D printed Picoroco wall in blue acrylic.

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Erdem Lurex dress, Prada T-strap sandals, Endswell 3-D printed Infinity No. 1 an

Christian Siriano zigzag flounce cropped jacket and pencil skirt, Christian Louboutin Beauty K cage sandals. Emerging Objects 3-D printed Haeckel bowl in cement polymer. Valentino net-embroidered gown, Celine d'Orsay pumps, Endswell 3-D printed Axis No. 2 rose gold ring. Emerging Objects 3-D printed Haeckel bowl in wood.

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Erdem Lurex dress, Prada T-strap sandals, Endswell 3-D printed Infinity No. 1 an

Alice + Olivia Miller cropped tee and Abella skirt, Alexander Wang Malgosia lace-up sandals, Protos 3-D printed glasses. Matsys 3-D fabricated Spore lamp in wood.

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Clothing designers aren't the only ones pushing structural and textural boundaries this spring—so are the Bay Area's 3-D printing firms. In the slideshow above, we pair the former's dresses with the latter's objets d'art.

First Picture: Erdem Lurex-organza paneled dress, $3,840 at Barneys New York, 77 O’Farrell St. (at Stockton St.), 415-268-3500; Prada T-strap sandals, $680 at Barneys New York; Endswell 3-D printed Infinity No. 1 white gold ring, $675, and 3-D printed Infinity No. 3 white gold ring, $595 at endswellcollection.com; Autodesk 3-D printed Gyroid ball by Dizingof in photopolymer, 5 inches, at autodesk.com

Second Picture: Dolce & Gabbana silk flower appliqué dress, price upon request at Neiman Marcus, 150 Stockton St. (at Geary St.), 415- 362-3900; Manolo Blahnik BB Plaid snakeskin pumps, $865 at Barneys New York, 77 O’Farrell St. (at Stockton St.), 415-268-3500; Nervous System 3-D printed Rhizome cuff, $85 at SFMOMA Museum Store, 51 Yerba Buena Ln. (near Mission St.), 415-357- 4035; Emerging Objects 3-D printed Hex tower in salt, 20 by 10 inches, and 3-D printed DNA vase in white nylon, 2.5 by 6.5 by 2.5 inches, at emergingobjects.com

Third Picture: Prada Natté dress, $4,200 at Prada, 201 Post St. (near Grant Ave.), 415-848-1900; Prada T-strap sandals, $680 at Barneys New York, 77 O’Farrell St. (at Stockton St.), 415-268-3500; Nervous System 3-D printed Cellular collar, $85 at SFMOMA Museum Store, 51 Yerba Buena Ln. (near Mission St.), 415-357-4035; Endswell 3-D printed Infinity No. 1 white gold ring, $675 at endswellcollection.com; Autodesk 3-D printed Cellular model in red PLA by Nervous System, 8 by 6 by 5.5 inches, at autodesk.com

Fourth Picture: Yigal Azrouël silk organza embroidered eyelet swing dress, $1,390 at Elizabeth Charles, 2056 Fillmore St. (at California St.), 415-440-2100; Nervous System 3-D printed Rhizome cuff, $85 at SFMOMA Museum Store, 51 Yerba Buena Ln. (near Mission St.), 415-357-4035; 3-D printed Bloom in red and pink nylon, 2.5 by 1 inches, at emergingobjects.com

Fifth Picture: Peter Pilotto lace Horizon crop top, $1,530, and skirt, $4,035, at net-a-porter.com; Christian Louboutin Beauty K cage sandals, $895 at Barneys New York, 77 O’Farrell St. (at Stockton St.), 415-268-3500; Endswell 3-D printed Primary No. 1 rose gold ring,$375 at endswellcollection.com; Nervous System 3-D printed Tetra Kinematics 31N necklace, $65 at SFMOMA Museum Store, 51 Yerba Buena Ln. (near Mission St.), 415-357- 4035; Emerging Objects 3-D printed Picoroco wall in blue acrylic, 48 by 48 by 6 inches, at emergingobjects.com

Sixth Picture: Christian Siriano zigzag flounce cropped jacket, $1,375, and pencil skirt with front slit,$625, at Neiman Marcus, 150 Stockton St. (at Geary St.), 415-362-3900; Christian Louboutin Beauty K cage sandals, $895 at Barneys New York, 77 O’Farrell St. (at Stockton St.), 415-268-3500; Emerging Objects 3-D printed Haeckel bowl in cement polymer, 9 by 8 by 1.75 inches, at emergingobjects.comValentino net-embroidered gown, $12,000 at Valentino, 105 Grant Ave. (near Geary St.), 415-772- 9835; Celine royal blue d’Orsay pumps, $620 at Barneys New York, 77 O’Farrell St. (at Stockton St.), 415-268-3500; Endswell 3-D printed Axis No. 2 rose gold ring, $375 at endswellcollection.com; Emerging Objects 3-D printed Haeckel bowl in wood, 9 by 8 by 1.75 inches, at emergingobjects.com

Seventh Picture: Alice + Olivia Miller cropped polo tee, $137, and Abella long ball gown skirt, $698, at Alice + Olivia, 2259 Fillmore St. (at Clay St.), 415-813-2805; Alexander Wang Malgosia lace-up sandals, $625 at Barneys New York, 77 O’Farrell St. (at Stockton St.), 415-268-3500; Protos 3-D printed eyewear, from $299 at protoseyewear.com; Matsys 3-D fabricated Spore lamp in wood veneer, 24 by 24 by 24 inches, at matsysdesign.com

 

Originally published in the March issue of San Francisco

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