Recent reports have suggested many of us are swapping retail therapy for the gym and eating out. This means that there has been a big rise in high street shops closing down. With many of us also looking online for clothes it means that our high streets are suffering. I’m a big fan of the … Continue reading High Street Fashion
On a recent visit to Stratford-Upon-Avon the beauty of the place struck me. Cherry blossoms were in full bloom, the sun was shining and people were dressed in their finery. Because of this I felt inspired by the colours and scenery. Even though there was a bit of a chill I wanted to get out … Continue reading Visit To Stratford-Upon-Avon
Should fashion be seen as an art form? Many people say that fashion is not art it’s just practical. With more clothes being displayed in museums around the world the idea of fashion being seen as artwork is becoming more acceptable. Certainly when it comes to certain designers, there is so much effort put into … Continue reading Is Fashion Art?
In times gone by fashion trends became iconic with a decade, from the mini skirt of the sixties to the seventies flares, these looks are seminomas with there eras. In today’s world of instant catwalk updates, celebrity culture and viral trends that are forgotten overnight it seems that the typical ‘fashion trend’ has lost its … Continue reading Do Fashion Trends Still Exist?
I met Chloe as part of the Creative Collection. It was really interesting to hear about her Fine Arts degree and how the people around her influence the way she dresses. I am Chloe (Belcher), I study Fine Art at Staffordshire University and I am in my final year. I work at a pub on … Continue reading Creative Collection – Chloe Belcher
One of this year biggest trends is one that never really disappears, and happens to be easy to wear, stripes. You may be thinking how are stripes going to help me express my artist side, when I think of stripes I tend to think of smart shirts, and suits. But there are currently lots of … Continue reading Spring On Trend
Walking in to Kate’s studio would be any creatives dream. Full of beautiful artwork, clothes, art supplies, you could spend all day in the space very happily. I met Kate through the Creative Collection project and was thrilled to meet someone with so much passion and talent for art. This creative energy shines through all […]
It’s safe to say that due to growing up in Stoke-On-Trent I’ve seen my fair share of pottery. So it is always interesting seeing it being used in new and interesting ways. Lynn is a jewelry maker who creates pieces with found broken fragments of pottery. It was great to meet someone who had so … Continue reading Creative Collection: Lynn Davis
Chloe is the first artist to be shown in the Creative collection series. I did this shoot close to a week ago now in a great café in Stoke-On-trent called Pilgrims Pit, a must visit for any travellers, and especially for locals! The shoot went really well thanks to Chloe and Pilgrims. You can see … Continue reading Creative Collection: Chloe Dymond
When deciding what I wanted this blog to be I realised that a lot of the people that inspire me are artists. I find creative people are often more experimental with their style, and go against the grain of typical fashion ‘trends’. With that in mind I decided to do a series of posts featuring … Continue reading Creative Collection