11 Mar 2012

Mulberry BFC Project

The brief was to design a collection based on 'Englishness' and to focus on outerwear and leather.

I decided to research into gardens as a subject. I discovered Lionel de Rothchild and his early colour photographs of his home, Waddesdon Manor.
The photographs depict Edwardian England to be unusually bright and colourful, and so I have used this idea to revitalise camouflage print with garden hues creating floral camouflage. While also softening military outerwear with Edwardian volume and stitch detailing.

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