Fashion and textile graduate, specialised in embroidery. Work reflects an appreciation of all-over textured embroidery and clever use of colour. Often finds inspiration in natural history and science and often uses contemporary sources to develop new ideas. Has a strong interest in embroidery for menswear and aims to design textiles that can be used for both mens- and womenswear fashion.
Born in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1988. Moved to Danmark in 1996 and spent 6 years there with her family. Moved back to Iceland in 2002 and got a Commercial Diploma (range of subjects equal to GCSE) and later a Matriculation Examination in Maths and Science. In 2008 she moved to London and did a foundation degree in fashion in CSM, followed by a BA (Hons) in Fashion Design Technology: Surface Textiles with a specialism in embroidery and is now looking for work experience.
Cruise is a collaboration between myself and menswear student Luke Shaw. By joining our faculties we have created a fantasy world built on imagination to inspire us to design a trans-seasonal mixed mens- and womenswear collection for the year 2012.