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When society has proverbially washed its hands of you; nameless and objectified, survival is your ultimate endurance. The clothes on your back, stained by the same dirt and dust, your enemy and ally against a people that inherently don’t trust you, and whose trust you feel hopeless to win. Commenting on the true endurance that it takes to survive in a society that seems no longer to have time for you, my creative inspiration is the concept of the layering of mismatched or donated clothing, all dyed or stained – ‘down-cycled’ - by the street.

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loss of identity - homeless people are just considered another government status. Working with knitwear and leather factories, as well as woven, wool, shirting & felted coats and outerwear pieces, I aim to create textures and silhouettes that whilst being developed and exciting, maintain a simplicity and minimal quality in their colour and fabric choice. The mismatch of the styles of garments tied together through trim, detail, length and layer. Homelessness is not gendered, nor is it picky. My collection, whilst laving a clear menswear quality, is sexually ambiguous.

The project also looks into namelessness or a sense of

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VAGABOND AT OUAGADOUGOU, ‘SKID ROW - HOMELESS’, UKNOWN JAPANAESE, THE BOY IN RIO


PORTRAITS FROM: HOMELESS: AMERICANS IN TOUGH TIMES


PORTRAITS FROM: HOMELESS: AMERICANS IN TOUGH TIMES


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