After 1 year at Central St Martins on the BA hons Fine Art with Performance Degree I continued my studies on the BA hons Fashion (with Print ) degree, Graduating in 2008. Prior to St Central Martins I studied a National Diploma in multimedia arts in digital design.
I work very intuitively with print and colour and have been privileged to expand my skills with print projects with Celia Bertwell, Eley Kishimoto, Elisa Palemino and Jeremy Scott among others.
I have worked as studio assistants for John Galliano under his own label and Dior Haute Couture (Paris), and Jeremy Scott (L.A.)
My graduation collection was selected for the accredited CSM press show and is documented on Catwalking.com. Following this I gained press attention including Vogue Russia, Toni and Guy Magazine, L'Oreal catwalk shows, various music videos and The BBC for their BBC2 programme "British Style Genius".
I was selected by John Galliano as a quater finalist for Fashion Fringe 2010 with my collection entitled "Gold Rush"
"These are Hard times for dreamers" (12 look collection) showed at:
Leeds Fashion Show at Leeds Town Hall, The End of Summer Fashion Show
and Southsea Fashion week 2012 and had an editorial piece in Urban Coco
Magazine (December 12 issue).
"Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"
showed at Vau Vau at Left Bank Leeds October 2013.
"Shake your money maker"
showed at Halle St Peters during Manchester fashion week, April 2014
In 2011/ 2012 I worked with The Minx FX stylist agency in Ibiza.
I designed and made costumes for the performers at The Zoo Project and Zoo Project festival (U.K) and SNP at Privilege, including breakdancers, ballerinas and fire acts. I was also involved in making mermaids for Christian Audiger's champagne launch at Lio and Ushwear.