Degree Show 2023
BA Textile Design
Situating the development of the collection in embedded craft practises, embracing slow fashion processes became integral to the work. Developing a collection inspired by the emerging key trend “Maximalist Craft” (WGSN, 2023), featuring the emergence of craft practises and embracing maximalism through upcycling deadstock materials. Upcycling materials ribbons, sourcing natural yarns and hand-casting beads as well as incorporating traditional craft practises such as felting lends itself to collaging a collection of pieces evoking a sense of the values embedded within traditional craft practises, whilst linking to contemporary trends, intended to be contextualised as knitwear accessories for A/W24..