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PROJECT 1 Final Project - signilling the point where the past and present meet: where vintage becomes modern ss_13 LUCINDA ASHWORTH


THIS S/S 13 COLLECTION MAKES WHAT IS CONSIDERED OLD, NEW AGAIN. SIGNALLING THE POINT WHERE PAST AND PRESENT MEET: WHERE VINTAGE BECOMES MODERN. LUCINDA ASHWORTH: SPRING/SUMMER 2013

INITIAL INFLUENCES Photographs of past familys, holidays in the Northern seaside resorts of Scarborough, Whitby and Filey. Holidaying in British seaside resorts was seen as a glamourous thing to do. Cheap flights and holiday package deals were introduced in the 1970. Thus, starting a decline in the British seaside as a holiday destination..

‘Le Petit Echo de la Mode’ A 1930’s French newspaper. This 1931 edition titled ‘sur la plage’ exhibits fashions worn on a summer holiday at the seaside. Elegant images of ladies dressed in the lastest resort wear fashions, highlights the importance of dressing in a glamourous yet modest way..


FABRIC: VINTAGE COLOUR CHOSES ARE SPORADIC TO THE VINTAGE AVAILABLE. RUSTIC YELLOWS, MUDDY GREENS AND RUST ORANGES ARE KEY SHADES WITHIN THE RANGE.

VINTAGE SWIMWEAR: PRINT INSPIRATION HAS BEEN TAKEN FROM STRIPED 1920s SWIMSUITS. BRIGHT PLACEMENT STRIPES AND ONE-PIECE SUITS WERE A PROMINENT FEATURE THROUGHOUT THE 1920s.

FABRIC, COLOUR AND PRINT VINTAGE INSPIRED AND VINTAGE SOURCED PILES OF CRISP, VINTAGE LINENS AUTHENTIC TRIMS SUCH AS TWO HOLE COVERED BUTTON, BIAS BINDING AND LACE EDGINGS. INSERTED LACE ON A 1920s NIGHT DRESS - INSPIRATION FOR LASER CUT DESIGN..


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LASER CUT DETAIL DRESS BIAS CUT SILK

GROWN ON COLLAR LONG SHIRT DRESS

FINE KNIT CARDIGAN WITH OVERSIZED COLLAR WRAP OVER, SIDE GATHERED SKIRT

SLOUCH JUMPER WITH DETEACHABLE LASER CUT COLLAR. STRAIGHT LEG BUTTON THOUGH TROUSER


GROWN ON COLLAR VINTAGE COTTON TOP CENTRE PLEAT SKIRT

BIAS CUT SILK TOP WITH LASER CUT COLLAR DETAIL PYJAMA TROUSERS WITH LASER CUT WAISTBAND LAY OVER

STRETCH KNIT DRESS WITH FOLD DOWN COLLAR

LASER CUT UNDERWEAR - VINTAGE SILK


VINTAGE INSPIRED BATHING SUIT WITH DOUBLE LAYER SHORT DETAIL

LOOSE ROLL NECK EASY KNIT SWEATER RIB KNIT WOOLLEN BELTED SHORTS

VINTAGE INSPIRED BATHING SUIT WITH STRIPE DIGITAL PRINT DETAIL

WOOL KNIT BODYSUIT WITH SHOULDER BUTTON OPENING DETAIL.


Project 2 FEMININITY- exploring what feminine means today. Flowers and petals inform silhoutte, details an colour. ss_13


Project 3 MODERN MYTHS - largely inspired by Parisian stylist Catherine Baba, this a/w collection encapsulates a modern craft aesthetic with a eastern twist. a/w_13


basketry weave dress. straight cut skirt with hem print and tassle detail

corseted tassle dress with neck yarn attachment and crochet knit sleeves.

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long sleeve gathered dress with sash and tassle detail

twisted silk dress with belt attachment.

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