LONDON – Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the University of Westminster BA Fashion Design Sunday showcased the works of 31 graduates by way of trend movies through the London Fashion Week June version.
The movies had been produced in partnership with Nick Knight’s SHOWstudio below three themes: Soft Focus, Modernist, and Utopia/Dystopia. A behind-the-scenes documentary concerning the challenges the scholars confronted was additionally launched on the identical time.
In the Soft Focus movie, director Rosie Wallin used conventional filmmaking to showcase one key look from eight of the graduates, comparable to a voluminous crimson costume by Christine Ha, a white ensemble with a ruffled cape and large sleeves by Nicole Zerbini Melo, and a colourful chiffon costume by Sara Mackenzie.
The Modernist movie by Jame Beattie introduced modern designs from 11 graduates. Highlights embrace a geometric-pattern shirt and trousers by Michal John Kirby and a reworked bomber jacket by Felicity Lumley.
Utopia/Dystopia by Younji Ku options 12 designers in a work-from-home gone mad state of affairs. Models had been working behind a desk, vacuuming the ground, ironing slices of bread, or enjoying mini-golf, tennis, and hula hoop in a home setting. A knitted sweater by Everrette Bullen that mentioned “Straight is Great” stood out from a mixture of over-the-top clothes for its witty humor and joyful colour mixture.
Rosie Wallin, course director of BA Fashion Design on the University of Westminster, mentioned she is pleased with the scholars who delivered “varied, beautiful, and accomplished” graduate collections with out entry to varsity amenities and with tutorials performed on-line.
“The students could have used this as an excuse to complain, to produce less, not to try so hard, not to experiment, instead they rose up. They adapted. They pushed their creativity to greater achievement. They used their solitude to dig deep and find out what they were capable of,” she added.