Posts Tagged: Jacket

Interpreting Matisse’s Cut Outs in Garments

It’s been a while since I got technical in my work. A lot of my work has been very experimental and ‘loose’ but when it comes to design, it is very important that the research and development are reflected in

Interpreting Matisse’s Cut Outs in Garments

It’s been a while since I got technical in my work. A lot of my work has been very experimental and ‘loose’ but when it comes to design, it is very important that the research and development are reflected in

Double Breasted Jacket

The great thing about work is I can wear whatever I want. Fashion is about a point of view and the clothes you wear reflect the mood you are in. As I age, I seem to prefer a relaxed but

Double Breasted Jacket

The great thing about work is I can wear whatever I want. Fashion is about a point of view and the clothes you wear reflect the mood you are in. As I age, I seem to prefer a relaxed but

The Emperor’s New Jacket

There it was, just dumped on the floor with everyone treading all over it. I thought ‘what a waste!’, so I asked if I could have it and the technician said yes. This rarely happens now, as the college reuses

The Emperor’s New Jacket

There it was, just dumped on the floor with everyone treading all over it. I thought ‘what a waste!’, so I asked if I could have it and the technician said yes. This rarely happens now, as the college reuses

Windswept Seas!

I was seeking shelter in Liberty on one cold and wet winter’s day when I saw this fabric. I immediately fell in love with it not only because of the print of the waves but also the texture of the fabric

Windswept Seas!

I was seeking shelter in Liberty on one cold and wet winter’s day when I saw this fabric. I immediately fell in love with it not only because of the print of the waves but also the texture of the fabric

French Work Jacket

Introduced in the 19th century, this iconic blue jacket was worn as a means of protecting the worker’s body from the dirt spewing from the factory.  The term “bleu de travail” (working blues) became tightly associated with the work jacket as

French Work Jacket

Introduced in the 19th century, this iconic blue jacket was worn as a means of protecting the worker’s body from the dirt spewing from the factory.  The term “bleu de travail” (working blues) became tightly associated with the work jacket as

What’s Going On, Weather?

Let me rephrase my previous blog, IT’S WET OUTSIDE! The weather was turning cool nicely with the last of the summer rays still in sight but suddenly that all disappeared. For the past week, I have been fighting to hold

What’s Going On, Weather?

Let me rephrase my previous blog, IT’S WET OUTSIDE! The weather was turning cool nicely with the last of the summer rays still in sight but suddenly that all disappeared. For the past week, I have been fighting to hold

It’s Cold OUTSIDE!

Did you feel the sudden chill in the air? It has been such a weird Autumn! Just a few days ago, we were enjoying an Indian summer but in just a few short days, the weather suddenly went cold. I guess this

It’s Cold OUTSIDE!

Did you feel the sudden chill in the air? It has been such a weird Autumn! Just a few days ago, we were enjoying an Indian summer but in just a few short days, the weather suddenly went cold. I guess this

Winter Layers

And I thought winter was all over. How wrong was I! Nonetheless, it’s a blessing in disguise as it gives me the chance to prolong wearing my winter layers. I decided to wear everything on top of a re-made piano

Winter Layers

And I thought winter was all over. How wrong was I! Nonetheless, it’s a blessing in disguise as it gives me the chance to prolong wearing my winter layers. I decided to wear everything on top of a re-made piano

Tropical Fever!

One a recent trip to the Royal Botanical Garden, Kew, I went into the tropical glass house and the green and lush vegetation with the hot and humid air reminded me of home. I’ve been searching for air tickets to

Tropical Fever!

One a recent trip to the Royal Botanical Garden, Kew, I went into the tropical glass house and the green and lush vegetation with the hot and humid air reminded me of home. I’ve been searching for air tickets to

The Kurta

This all started when I saw a guy wearing a beautiful Kurta as he was going to the Mosque during Eid. The child in me just went ‘I want it’. But unfortunately, the mother in me was too busy to

The Kurta

This all started when I saw a guy wearing a beautiful Kurta as he was going to the Mosque during Eid. The child in me just went ‘I want it’. But unfortunately, the mother in me was too busy to