MIDNIGHT MANIPULATION This collection was greatly inspired by architecture and avant garde fashion, embodying a midnight black colour palette whilst exploring a variety of fabric textural qualities. Structural and three dimensional embroidery was a key factor in producing the series of interchangeable fashion accessories giving the wearer a sense of empowerment and fearless confidence.
Inspired by the often unpredictable and chaotic nature of children’s art, Parker created Childlore with the intention of offering adults, via nostalgia, a brief respite from the responsibilities of modern life, by providing a momentary sanctuary and a sense of calm. Throughout the project, Parker showcased her craft as an embroiderer and contemporary practitioner.
The Mini Artist is a gender-neutral fashion collection that encourages creativity and self-expression to the fashion-conscious generation Alphas aged between 7-12 years old. Inspired by shape and patterns found in sculptures Cross has translated her observational drawings into embroidery and digital print to produce this high end-end textiles collection for S/S21
The collection has been inspired by the patterns and structures within historical holy places such as Islamic and Church Architecture, reinventing and praising the past. Heavily Embellished geometrical and floral trim’s design have been embroidered onto hand dyed velvet, beautifully crafted style conscious customers.