Chronological Blog Posts

Olivia Hegarty for TRAIDremade

In tandem with a Percival collaboration, Traid invited me to design and produce a capsule collection of womenswear pieces using their fabrics.  All garments were manufactured locally in the UK using high quality materials that would have been wasted, had they not been donated to Traid.  The collection featured an oversized double-breasted coat in various heavy wools, a long tailored…

PERCIVAL for TRAIDremade

As a project for Autumn Winter 2014, Percival collaborated with the clothing charity Traid to make a special line of products in support of their work.  The mini-collection includes the Percival pea coat cut from meltons and camel cashmere, a selection of check shirts in soft brushed cotton, some outershirts in block colours and checks, slim-cut trousers in our unique fit and fine…

Wool Cloak

An ecru woollen full-length cloak with sand-washed silk poplin lining commissioned by artist Cerith Wyn Evans for his Norfolk wardrobe.   

LUIGI ONTANI – Serpentine Marathon 2010

I worked with il maestro Signor Ontani on the costumes for this performance piece.  It took the form of a procession from the Serpentine Gallery to an oboe-accompanied tableau vivant at the Royal Geographical Society.  The papier maché masks were hand-made in Italy.  Each masked character represented a literary or art historical figure such as Aubrey Beardsley, Virginia Woolf, Francis…

TO SEE THE NEED TO SEE

Lime wood 26cm x 9.5cm x 13cm; cotton lashing The ultimate sustainable approach to design is to prioritise the potential longevity of the designed item and consider its later maintenance as a key part of its essence.  The features of this object are reminiscent of those found on a wooden boat. This draws attention to the effort and passion with…