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Lucy Barlow

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Major project:

Life Saver

Life Saver came about over concerns about climate change and homelessness. Inspired by my love of Jamaican sound systems from the early 1980s, its a fusion of things that bring hope. Its a nod to life jackets, waterproofs, sleeping bags and when all else fails, a great hat with music running through its ear flaps to block out the noise of the world and lift one's spirits with reggae.


  • Previous degrees

  • N/A
  • Exhibitions

  • London Fashion Week 1995–2005; Premiere Classe, Paris, 1998
  • Publications

  • ID Magazine; Vogue; Harpers & Queen; Arena; W; Tatler; Women's Wear Daily; Harpers Bazaar; Elle
  • Funding

  • Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust
  • Collaborators

  • Etian Antuche Almeida and Klay
Royal College of Art