Category Archives: Womenswear

HE Said, SHE Said!

Je t’aime! Moi? So how did this story start? Well, like everything else that revolves around what I do; boredom. I had really enjoyed painting the shoes and initially was going to do some oil paintings but as I had

HE Said, SHE Said!

Je t’aime! Moi? So how did this story start? Well, like everything else that revolves around what I do; boredom. I had really enjoyed painting the shoes and initially was going to do some oil paintings but as I had

Rousseau’s Tiger

I had always been fascinated by the painting ‘Tiger in a tropical storm/Surprised’ by Henri Rousseau. The painting may look a bit naive but I will always go for a painting that is honest rather than something that is just

Rousseau’s Tiger

I had always been fascinated by the painting ‘Tiger in a tropical storm/Surprised’ by Henri Rousseau. The painting may look a bit naive but I will always go for a painting that is honest rather than something that is just

Pleats in a Figure of 8

Length = 0.95 meters Width = 1.2 meters Stretch = double the length Possibilities: endless So what do you do with a pleated fabric that is only 0.95m wide by 1.2 meters in length but stretches to double the length?

Pleats in a Figure of 8

Length = 0.95 meters Width = 1.2 meters Stretch = double the length Possibilities: endless So what do you do with a pleated fabric that is only 0.95m wide by 1.2 meters in length but stretches to double the length?

Shiny New Bag

So I came, saw and conquered. Instead of being a conquest, I saw a discarded piece of leather as I was walking past the bin at work and immediately saved it from the landfill. What a waste to throw away

Shiny New Bag

So I came, saw and conquered. Instead of being a conquest, I saw a discarded piece of leather as I was walking past the bin at work and immediately saved it from the landfill. What a waste to throw away

Quick Kurta

Summer is finally here. There are strawberries in every grocer and Pimms seems to be flying off the shelves. It seems only sensible to wear something that fits summer, but what can you wear that looks good and cools at

Quick Kurta

Summer is finally here. There are strawberries in every grocer and Pimms seems to be flying off the shelves. It seems only sensible to wear something that fits summer, but what can you wear that looks good and cools at

A Burst of Colour and Frills

A while back when I was showing some students how to draft a trousers pattern, I asked one of the tutor if she wanted to volunteer to be a test subject. She agreed and the outcome was a very useful lesson

A Burst of Colour and Frills

A while back when I was showing some students how to draft a trousers pattern, I asked one of the tutor if she wanted to volunteer to be a test subject. She agreed and the outcome was a very useful lesson

Constructivism Construction

Recently I was playing with the idea of a circle in a garment. It’s nothing ground breaking as it is an idea that has been played with over and over again in numerous design. However, I wanted to try my

Constructivism Construction

Recently I was playing with the idea of a circle in a garment. It’s nothing ground breaking as it is an idea that has been played with over and over again in numerous design. However, I wanted to try my