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Emma Hardstaff

MA work

Core idea: using fabric manipulation to create the illusion of a constructed and recognisable garment. 

My collection is driven by the concept of an 'exploded' silhouette. Flat patterns that transform through the use of elastic to create oversized yet defined garments.

Info

  • MYSELF
  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Design

    Programme

    MA Fashion Womenswear, 2014

  • Core idea: using fabric manipulation to create the illusion of a constructed and recognisable garment.

    My collection is driven by the concept of an 'exploded' silhouette. Flat patterns that transform through the use of elastic to create oversized yet defined garments.

  • Degrees

  • BA (Hons) Fashion Design, Edinburgh College of Art, 2012
  • Experience

  • Production assistant, Nicole Farhi; Internship, Fashion East/ Lulu & Co; Internship, Marc Jacobs International, New York
  • Exhibitions

  • Who’s Next Pret-a-Porter, Paris, 2012; Harvey Nichols, Edinburgh, 2012; Fashion Awareness Direct 10 Year Anniversary Gala Show, 2012
  • Awards

  • Winner, British Fashion Council Scholarship, 2012; Winner, David Band Textiles Award, Graduate Fashion Week, 2012; Shortlisted, Innovation Award, Graduate Fashion Week, 2012; Winner, Harvey Nichols Design Collective Award, 2012; Winner, Medusa Cut and Colour Award, 2012; Winner, Mackintosh Design Project 2011