A look at COMME des MARX*IST

‘But, if constructing the future and settling everything for all times are not our affair, it is all the more clear what we have to accomplish at present: I am referring to ruthless criticism of all that exists, ruthless both in the sense of not being afraid of the results it arrives at and in…

Reflections on The Design Museum’s Beazley Designs of the Year 2018

The straw that broke the Camels back… As you may or may not know, I recently transferred over from studying Ba Fashion History and Theory. I was Second Year, contemplating my upcoming dissertation; a vague plan of jetting off somewhere far removed from the small world of CSM on my following Year in Industry. That…

Sally Hewett: the Stitch and Embroidery Artist the world doesn’t deserve

This icon of body-positivity is in opinion, brilliantly humble and down-to-earth. Something I discovered recently on a venture to The Knitting and Stich Show 2018, a display of some of the most mediocre Etsy quilters and gaudy, mass-produced textile materials and supplies. I may well explore the show in greater depth in another post, but…

some fabulous 1960s garms

During my research stage, I went to see The Fashion Museum’s Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution / Terence Conran – Mary Quant. This was as fabulous as you would expect it to be. I also picked up a book, the title of which I am trying to find now as I foolishly forgot to photograph it….

Final thoughts

I have loved this project. Every second of it. My confidence in my abilities in the creative field have grown immensely, so I feel 200% better than I did with our last project. I think that was primarily because there was so much creative freedom and we weren’t confined to 2 weeks working on a…

The final garment

Better photos to come… and it is still very unfinished, but for now 🙂