NEW DESIGNERS: CLARA LEITÃO “I am thrilled and honoured to be awarded such a prestigious prize. As a recent graduate, having my efforts being valued and recognised is so meaningful and gives me the confidence to move forward.” Clara, the 2019 Clothworkers’ Associate Prize winner
Left: One of the designs from Clara’s ‘Is It, Is It Not?’ collection, exhibited at New Designers. Facing page: Clara (left), accepts her award from Past Master Christopher McLean May and new Freewoman and former New Designers prize winner Emily May.
THE CLOTHWORKER | AUTUMN 2019