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Sarah Sweeney

MA work

If It Doesn't Sparkle Don't Buy It

Initially inspired by a phrase I overheard by two elderly women in my home town of Liverpool: 'if it doesn't sparkle, don't buy it'. This led me to research 1970s glam culture, the androgynous style's of David Bowie, Mark Bolan and Patti Smith, and how the fans themselves re-created the looks of their idols.


  • MA Degree


    School of Design


    MA Fashion Womenswear, 2015



  • Degrees

  • BA Fashion Knitwear, Ravensbourne College of Design & Communication, 2012
  • Experience

  • Design internship, Cooperative Designs, London, 2011
  • Awards

  • The White Company Knitwear Design Competition, 2015
  • Publications

  • We Heart, Create GB Volume 1, 2012