Tamsen Mellor-Gardner’s collection was designed to create awareness of the Save the Bees campaign; it specifically uses colours and fabrics that may not be available in future if the reduction in bee numbers was to continue at the current rate. “Colour was experimented with during the design and manufacture process. I wanted to create colours and patterns that you wouldn’t normally associate with natural dyes. For example, lemon juice was used to create a bright yellow-orange pattern on a logwood-dyed deep purple fabric.”
Robyn West’s practice explores the ramifications of the fashion industry and vanity sizing as part of an ongoing cultural investigation.
How often do you ask where your clothes come from? Ahmed’s campaign was created to shed light on issues arising from fast fashion industries.