Well as I promised I have a lot more planned and today I thought I’d share with you my plan. Mondays: Project of the Week: A new week means a new project. Wednesdays: Dress making Wednesday: I will share my making process and update on how making is going. Thursdays: Throw Back Thursday where I look back at previous collections either designer or my own. … Continue reading So What’s Next ?
I want to start a blog series called ‘Throw Back Thursday’ in which I look back over previous collections of mine and of my favourite designers. This will give an insight into how my style and the style designers has evolved over the years. This week I want to share with you one of my favourite brief’s set at university: this was one set in … Continue reading Throw Back Thursday
You’ve probably been wondering where I’ve been these last few months and the reason being I’ve been through a lot recently what with losing a job, getting a new job, losing friends and making new ones but now life has fallen into a routine I can schedule in blogging and designing especially as I’m only working part time. This means that half my week can … Continue reading Life Update
I can’t believe it’s been four months since I’ve last posted. Life just got in the way and for a while I didn’t feel like posting about my work or my life. But fear not I’m back ready to take my blogging seriously again. This isn’t an empty promise I have lots lined up and I can’t wait to tell you all about it. So … Continue reading I have Returned !
On a shopping trip over the weekend I saw the cutest pinafore in a mustard corduroy. I didn’t bother looking at the price as I knew it would be out of my price range as I was a vintage boutique store. Instead I set myself the challenge of making my own pinafore for a lot less. The pinafore shape itself is a rather simple one, … Continue reading Updating my Spring Wardrobe
I’ve woken up feeling extremely motivated and ready to conquer the day ! I don’t know where this energy has come from but I best make use of it before I end up back in bed procrastinating ! So as you know I have been job hunting but so far I’ve been unsuccessful and it’s been rather disheartening. Instead of giving up hope though, I’ve … Continue reading It all starts now !!!!
I created this dress before Christmas and forgot to tell you about it, unless you saw my post on Instagram. For ages I’ve had this maroon crepe that I bought in London during my time at university but I hadn’t found a use for. So I when I found it I decided to make a dress something I haven’t made in a while. I turned … Continue reading
So last summer I created my final 6 piece collection which was presented in a final show and shown off in my university exhibition. Here is an exert from my press release The collection ‘Floral Daydream’ is the creation of Chloe Styles recent graduate of Winchester school of art. The inspiration came from the 1966 Czechoslovakian film ‘Daisies.’ An aesthetically pleasing, surreal and vibrant film … Continue reading Final uni collection
My favourite but also the most stressful part of any make is sourcing the right fabric for a garment. In my time I have spent hours trawling trough websites and shops searching for the right fabrics. One of my favourite places to get fabric is London, it is also a great place to do research and look for inspiration, current trends both street and … Continue reading Where I source fabric
I want to start a segment called ‘Sunday Doodles’ in which I upload as sketch or doodle every Sunday. So enjoy xX Continue reading Sunday Doodles