Taking inspiration from music, films and the mood behind them and combining with a deconstruct/reassemble design approach. When construction is understood, it can be deconstructed and restructured to create a new entity.
A keen interest in creating unusual but flattering cuts and garment details through moulage on the stand.
The vagabond theme for my final collection came from the apathetic mood of the song ‘Heartattack and Vine’ by Tom Waits and was developed through deconstructing and reassembling charity shop overcoats to produce unstructured yet elegant loo
A self initiated project for Maison Martin Margiela combining deconstruction with print. Revisiting his S/S 96 concept, he constructed a new dress from black and white photographs of the original dress turned inside out, exposing the seams printed onto
A British Fashion Council competition for Nicole Farhi taking inspiration from Japanese architecture, shoe designs by Tea Petrovic and garments with minimal seams.
A follow on S/S collection taking inspiration from the attire and personality of the character Bubbles, from American TV series The Wire. Menswear and sportswear is explored adding a new element to the deconstruct/recombine design concept.
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