The power of social media

Social media allows me to communicate with other industry professionals and grown my contacts. In the instance below, from a Instagram DM asking for information about displaying my work at their trade show has led to the company possibly attending our graduate exhibition to view my work. My Instagram platform clearly shows the beauty in…

Analysis of my final year

Throughout this module I have independently developed my successful pre-collection concept, the concept for my final major project concentrates on subverting the rituals associated with marriage and addressing the compatibility of luxury and sustainability. The fashion industry is currently assessing the impact fast fashion has on the environment and some companies are beginning to make…

New Designers promotion

New Designers is a fantastic opportunity to promote my work and receive feedback, therefore I complied a list of industry professional to invite. I ensured each organisation I approached was relevant to my own work. These included: Molly Goddard – Designer                            …

Business support

Colbea is a fantastic local company who help start up businesses. The business advice session is completely free and would be a fantastic resource in creating my sole trader business. Below are 7 points which the company suggest I address in order to fully understand how to make my business successful. All of these need…

Graduate Degree Show planning

Planning for the degree show took great consideration, after receiving meeting minutes from the committee I was able to begin my own research into how to make it successful. After presenting my mood board to the committee it was decided that the polaroid layout for photographs was successful and should be used for each of…

Potential selling options

Dover street market is a conceptual store which supports high fashion designers such as Molly Goddard, Comme Des Garcons and Elena Dawson. My work corresponds to theirs due to the techniques and processes they use and the luxury finish. My collection is also conceptual and fits with the theme of the store. Etsy: Etsy as…

Being a sole trader

Due to the responsibilities within my home life I would not be able to travel in and out of London, there are limited job opportunities in fashion in my local area apart from retail and this is not an area I want to go into. Thankfully I am in a secure financial position at home…