Sniffing about on WGSN I read about this Nylon by Mipan called Regan, which claims to be the World’s first Nylon fibre made from recycled nylon filaments (I haven’t heard of any others - and this thing tends to interest me). Patagonia would be having a field day… Many of the Mesh and lycra i’ve looked at for my designs contained Nylon, so this is really relevant towards my...
I posted a video of a favourite film from a few years ago called ‘Russian Ark’, I was watching the clip earlier and had forgotten about the simplicity yet complexity of the storyline - a history of Russian history. What particularly interests me about this scene (and its relevance to what I am doing) is that it captures a momentary lapse in glamour into normality after a glamourous...
This piece of paper has been floating around, thought it was about time to post it. Here is how it is gonna go: Swim #1 One piece Swimsuit Hat Swim #2 Two Piece Swimsuit Cover all Running #1 Leggings Sports Bra Long Sleeved Top Running #2 Shorts Jumper Top Hat RTW #1 Long Sleeved dress RTW #2 Long Sleeved top Skirt Jumper
Last Morning of Designing
What will it bring?
SPORTZ TECHNOLOGY. This is kinda corny, but interesting in terms of fabric technology and design consideration. As the ad says “Tested on 1100 athletes. Crafted for every sport.” Looking at all kinds of fascinating fabrics - moisture wicking, regenerative, glow in the dark, wind and water resitant, anti stain… ones that increase circulation and reduce fatigue. Wowowowowow…
Scrolling through the backwaters of this blog, I was struck with a realisation that I must appear to have meandered through the first couple of weeks of the semester without a single thought of the task at hand - creating a sun safe stretch wear collection. In conjunction with the blog, i’ve been keeping a physical journal with some of my additional thematic ideas and creative progressions...