About Me

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I am a 21 Year old Fashion Design Student studying at the university of Leeds, UK. Fashion is something I am really passionate about as a lot of people already know. I love to travel the world and learn and experience different cultures. Photography and architecture inspire me massively. Music and dance are also something i love. As well as studying Fashion I have also learnt basic mandarin. At the moment and learning French as part of my course. I have recently been studying in China for a month after been successful in a study programme which was the most amazing experience.

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Thursday, 26 November 2009

Garment Technology

Fitted Bodice

Raglan Sleeve Jacket


Pattern Cutting

Cutting the fabric from the pattern

Rever Collar

Promoting My Blog

Bag charm promoting my blog.

Keyring promoting the blog.

Thursday, 19 November 2009

Comme Des Garcons

Trend Research

On a visit to Dover Street Market we were unable to take photographs of garments in store so here are some flat drawings i put together using photoshop of the types of garments i saw in the store.

Elusive Identity Mood Board

Inspiration for Comme Des Garcons Autumn/Wimter 2010/2011 Collection

Elusive Identity Fabric Board

Using shapes from the images from the mood board i created garment shapes for my collection.

Study China Programme Summer 2009

I was successful when applying to the Study China Programme in August 2009. I went to a town in the Shandong Province called Jinan which is unheard of to most people. The town is quite well built but is a poorer part of China.

I stayed in Jinan for a month, living in the student halls of Shandong university. I attended lectures which taught us about the culture and economy of China. We also had to learn mandarin whilst in Jinan and had 3 hour lessons every morning.

We had to the live the culture and lifestyle of Chinese students. This meant eating Chinese food for all three meals of the day.... and with chopsticks, not a knife and folk in sight!!
We we given Chinese buddies and families to go visit so that we could get a full insight in to their lifestyles and so they could show us around.

The people of China were really taken to us. We lived a bit like celebrities for a month with our photos constantly been taken and also been stared at. I even appeared on a poster for a nightclub advertising their night.

I had a really amazing experience in Jinan and finished my journey visiting Beijing. I sucessfully graduated from the programme and have memories that will stay with me for a lifetime.

LCAD Final Major Project Fashion Show

Here is my final design for my Final Major Project whilst studying a BTEC National Diploma in Fashion, Clothing and Textiles at Leeds College of Art and Design. My design was one of six chosen out of my course to appear in the end of year fashion show held at The Royal Armouries.