University of Westminster Fashion Design BA Hons with Year in Industry
Newcastle College Diploma in Foundation Studies Art and Design (Distinction)
SYRUP SWIMWEAR: June- July 2010
STELLA McCARTNEY PR: January- June 2010
CHRISTOPHER KANE: December 2008- April 2009
NATIONAL YOUTH THEATRE Costume Design: July- September 2008
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My final collection was inspired by luxury textured fabrics including fox and rabbit fur, couture fabrics from Switzerland and hand embellishment techniques. The collection has a confident, glamourous feel with an edge. I wanted my collection to epitom
The Pre Collection began with research into Grimms Fairytales, and looking at jarring and often dark images and morals within the text and illustrations by Arthur Rackham. These ideas were developed into textile samples using feathers, sequins and stud
Gucci Summer 2012 Collection took inspiration from New York in the 1970's, looking at Bianca Jaggar, Studio 54 and a disco era where a 'shorter, faster, harder' mentality rules. Summer 2012 is bright, raucous and confident.
For this collection the research began with a skirt made by the Vietnamese Hmong Flower tribe. Hand pleating, colour, embroidery and print are very important in the design, so I developed the textiles techniques and patterns from this to create my own
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