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I did my Yoga Teacher Training at a beautiful retreat centre in the south of Spain. A wonderful environment to fully immerse yourself and learn. The 3 week intense course covered the history and philosophy of yoga, anatomy, learning the Sankrit names of over 100 poses, their correct alignment and how to assist students.
During London Design Festival I went to a talk about material innovation in fashion. The panel discussion focused on new developments in 3D printing for fashion. It was held at the Pringle store where they showcased their recent material innovation; combining knitwear with 3D printing
A shift in user attitude is needed, moving away from product disposal and towards longevity. The key to product durability is about developing an emotional attachment to something, which creates a desire to care for and repair, rather than dispose of and replace. Designers need to change the way they work, considering the end use of products to allow for a circular system to develop, that extends the life cycle of materials through remaking and reusing.
In 2015 whilst I was studying for a Masters, I started freelancing for a British fashion startup, Flock by Nature. Now three years later, despite having moved to Spain, I’m happy to have started working on the next round of designs. Here’s a sneak peek of my design sketches…