Emily Louise Cameron.
Emily is a student from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia, she graduated with a Bachelor's in Fashion Design in 2016.
Her collection entitled "Everything in between" is inspired by Takashi Murakami's 'Superflat' art movement, she uses bold colours and the relationship between 2D and 3D through the use of print, embellishment and silhouette.
We interviewed Emily to find out more about her ambitions and future as a designer.
What are your main inspirations as a fashion designer?
My inspirations are highly visual, ranging across art, film, popular culture and fashion history, with pop art. The films of Wes Anderson, the costumes and music of David Bowie, and 1960s and 70s garment archetypes providing specific reference. I am heavily inspired by fabrication, colour and technique, all of which form the starting point of the design process.
When did your interest for fashion design begin?
I was inspired from an early age by an artist grandmother. I was always undertaking small crafty projects across different mediums, and this lead to experimentation with textiles and unconventional materials. I loved the idea of bringing 2D surfaces to life through creating 3D form on the body.
Have you faced any boundaries as a fashion designer?
The conundrum of applying for a first job, when you need to have the experience that you can only gain by having a job.
What are your plans for the future?
I’ve just moved from Melbourne, Australia to live in London. My plan is to look for work in design or production. I would love to work for London based design companies in order to gain experience before starting up my own women’s ready-to-wear label in a few years time.
What is the main lesson you have learned since you started studying fashion?
Your work will never be finished. If you’re studying fashion, you will most likely be, or become, a perfectionist. There is always room for refinement, adaption and r