Agatha Đặng

AGATHA ÐẶNGCHỈ LÀ 1 SUY NGHĨ “Chỉ là 1 suy nghĩ “: just a thought is a view of the designer about Vietnam’s beauty. Put aside trend and the standard of fashion, the collection focuses on the petite figure of asian women and is meant to be monochromatic, simple, and timeless. Using Vietnamese traditional costume/…

Amy Vaz

AMY VAZAVERSION Folded Technologies is a senior thesis project that explores the intersection of fashion, technology, and kinetics. The project concept was developed through an iterative ideation and exploration process involving practice-based research that analyzed various technologies, materials, and kinetic folding techniques. During the exploration process, various physical and digital sample tests were conducted, including…

Madeline Snowden

MADELINE SNOWDEN THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF HAMPTON COURT My final collection consists of five costumes that I have created for a TV comedy show that reimagines the first five wives of Henry VIII as if they were modern-day “Real Housewives”. This show will have the same structure, layout, and atheistic as all of the Bravo…

Laura Grace Oliveira

LAURA GRACE OLIVEIRASECESSION Secession is a contemporary women’s wear collection that is rooted in the designer’s changing perception of what happiness is, and finding it through art and dress. The name of the collection comes from the Vienna Secession art movement of the late 1800s that challenged norms within artistic expression. The collection explores sustainable…

Iyobosa Okungbowa

IYOBO OKUNGBOWATHE SERENITY COLLECTION The ‘Serenity’ collection embodies the self-reflection that occurs when alone in nature, and the cultural heritage of Nigerian Adire fabric. As a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic, during the lockdown mostly everything was closed, and my initial response to that was to return to nature. I went on walks in parks…

Savannah Nisble

SAVANNAH NISBLECHAOS THEORY Chaos Theory is defined as small changes in a system that result in very large differences, which are complex and possess intricate behaviour. Also known as the mathematical term for the “butterfly effect”, a little change in a complex system can have big effects elsewhere. Discovered by Edward Lorenz, when trying to…

Melanie Cox

MELANIE COXRECLĀMĀRE Reclāmāre aims to repurpose fabrics into silhouettes inspired by history combined with motifs of reclamation. Garments that were historically equated with weakness take on an empowering spin. Fibres are taken from the earth and will be reclaimed by her in turn. CLOSING STATEMENT This collection provided a unique challenge, with its inspiration, ideation…

Jonathan Lee

JONATHAN LEEPANDEMONIUM: FLOATING DOWN THE STREAM OF PANDEMONIUM As a Hong Kong-Canadian fashion designer, I hope to share my vision to the world through fashion and be able to relate people with similar intersectionality. In the collection Pandemonium: Floating Down the Stream of Pandemonium, I will be protesting my frustration and disappointment on Hong Kong…

Prudence Mekongue

PRUDENCE MEKONGUETHE TOWN CRIER COLLECTION The Town Crier collection is inspired by American essayist, civil rights activist and poet James Baldwin and how through the relevance of his work in the current racial climate, he can be considered a parallel to a West African Town Crier. https://massexodus.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/9/2021/05/Prudence-Mekongue-Asset-1-The-James-Baldwin-Dress-Video-Prudence-Mekongue-Ekwele.mp4   Video of The James Baldwin Dress Material:…

Dea Jusuf

DEA JUSUFYUSE APPAREL For my Capstone project, I focused on the creation of a homemade unisex graphic t-shirt brand called YUSE APPAREL. My project followed the brand from the conception up until the first month of selling in order to track the brand’s reception, reach and growth as a part of the capstone. I documented…