LONDON BASED DESIGNER, AT JUST 21 YEARS, DRESSED MODEL ADWOA ABOAH FOR THE MET GALA RED CARPET IN 2017. DISCOVER 10 CURIOSITIES ABOUT THE YOUNG PROMISE OF FASHION.
1) He was born in Bedford, a rural area near New York, where at the age of 15 he created the first collection in his studio.
2) When he was a child he dreamed about moving in London, the city where he has been living since 2014 to study BA Fashion Womenswear at Central Saint Martins (where he is still studying).
3) In London, he founded his brand, officially launched in 2017: he takes inspiration from vintage garments with a precise and meticulous approach for the choice of materials.
4) He has recently launched a capsule collection of t-shirts with Browns, an online store.
5) He says that his greatest ambition is to graduate in fashion.
6) He takes inspiration from the American memories of his childhood.
7) He often presents his creations and works through videos because he does not like the static nature of the photography.
8) About the fashion industry he can not stand waste.
9) His study is also his home (very small).
10) He has no idea where he will be in a few years, but he is certain of one thing: he will continue to “test” and get to know himself.
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