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Showing posts from February, 2015

Fashion MA Graduates

Now that I've got my place in university confirmed my fashion mojo has returned with a vengeance I'm no longer looking at clothes with just sewing in mind I'm looking for design ideas too! Its really refreshing!!
Its always nice to see what emerging designers are producing especially when it's students. I think your still in an establishment where you are constantly inspiring each other, bouncing ideas round whilst maintain and individualistic approach. Its one of the only a few time that as a designer you get to be in this position. It also helps for me, as a soon to be student, to see what other students are creating.

During London fashion week The MA students from Central Saint Martins showed their collections. Very inspirational and hopefully some names to look out for in the future. Here are my favs.....

 Matty Bovan
Seyoung Hong
Maximilian Riedlberger
Paul Thompson
Erik Litzén

James Theseus Buck
Catriona McAuley
Krystyna Kozhoma

Beth Postle

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University here I come, and some disappointment ....

Well what a world wind the last two weeks have been!!
I've been granted a place in university, but lost my job at the same time due to the shop shutting down!

To be fair with work it's been one thing after another, the staff are a lovely bunch but the way the business was run became very frustrating.  The upside is the difficulties of the last year there gave me the much needed push to apply to university.

Saturday 7th of Feb I had my uni interview. Then Monday 9th feb I was told the shop would close in less than two weeks. On the same day I received an email a few hours later to say that I'd been successful in gaining a place on the course!!
What a strange experience, from being down in the dumps one minute to flying high the next.
So as of this September I'm studying fashion design at Cardiff uni, but as of Friday just gone I'm now unemployed, not exactly how I hopped things would go but then things rarely go to plan.

On reflection, I do feel it was the best thi…

Katy Perry's Superbowl Costume sketches

How good was Katy Perry at the Superbowl? I loved it, but I loved her costumes even more, so I thought I'd share these design sketches I came across by Jeremy Scott....

 You can read more about his design process by clicking here.

Couture Inspiration 2015

There's nothing like a bit of  couture on a Monday morning to inspire you day......
Elie Saab

 Jean Paul Gaultier

 Zuhair Murad
Ralph & Russo

Ralph&Russo images from all others from