REDMILK MEETS THE YOUNG LONDONER DESIGNER CLIO PEPPIATT. WITH HER COLLECTIONS BRINGS US TO AN EXPLORATION OF A NEW FEMALE MODERNITY, HER PRINCIPAL AIM IS TO FELL HAPPY AND COMFORTABLE THE WOMEN WHO WEAR HER CREATIONS. WITH THE TECHNIQUE OF EMBROIDERY, ILLUSTRATION AND WITH A POP AESTHETIC, CLIO BRINGS US IN HER YOUTH HEMISPHERE.
The main inspirations behind your collections are:
The women who wear my clothes!
In your work women are essential – In your opinion what are the distinctive traits of femininity?
Strength and compassion
What kind of creative techniques do you use for your clothes creation?
How would you like women to feel while wearing something from your collections?
To feel confident.
What does it mean “pop culture” to you?
It’s very important to my work, I think it’s an important reflection of our society, subcultures and communities.
There is a designer in the fashion world that has inspired you or your career? And someone with whom you would like to collaborate?
I’m inspired buy so many designers in different ways – it would be hard to pick one. I think it would be really interesting to do a sportswear collaboration at some point in the future.
A piece of clothing that could represent you:
The embroidered and faux fur jackets
Clio’s style icon is?
In your creations we can see harmony between “youth” and “rebellion”, what does these two concepts mean to you?
Having a voice!
Clio’s motto is?
To run your own race!