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Student Showcase Archive

Charlotte Des'Ascoyne

MA work

MA work

The golden age of Hollywood is at the root of this collection, which explores the desire to be feminine, expressive, open and powerful; to give permanence to femininity and establish a solid, non-gendered, physical base for it. 



  • MA Degree


    School of Design


    MA Textiles, 2017



  • My approach to woven textiles is to create pieces that inspire and allude to the non-binary ultra-femme. I make textiles that consist of both humour and play, being over-the-top and exaggerative whilst having a root in traditional techniques and materials. 

  • Degrees

  • BA Textiles, Chelsea College of Art, 2011; Art Foundation, London College of Fashion, 2009
  • Experience

  • Textile designer/Production manager, Ashley Williams, London, 3 Years; Bespoke textile designer/Made to measure specialist, Adrien Sauvage, London, 2 Years
  • Awards

  • Worshipful Company of Weavers Scholarship Prize, 2016,; Haberdashers Company Prize, 2016