From the streetwear scene, we can see that we are shifting away from high fashion to a style of dressing that is all about self-expression and the 'curated self'. Shauna McGregor, teh deisgner behing Silk Self, feels the biggest influence in fashion is of the value-neutral internet and street style - an amalgamation of music, art and politics.
Studio Five is a fashion and textile brand based in Glasgow that prides itself on unique, stylish and sustainable fashion and interiors. We draw inspiration from the natural world and combine illustrations, photography and collage to create a collection of unisex, organic cotton tees, one-off, hand made tees and hand rolled scarves.
RACHEL MCMILLAN is a contemporary streetwear brand. Fascinated by the conscious and subconscious states of mind, the anatomy of the human body and historical artistic groups, RACHEL MCMILLAN creates signature bespoke prints on contemporary urban silhouettes. Since launching, the brand has gathered significant recognition including featuring in Vogue Italia and showcasing at Off Schedule London Fashion Week. RACHEL MCMILLAN was also finalist for 'Young Designer of The Year' 2014 at The Scottish Fashion Awards and The Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2015.
Dikkoglimmer is a ready-to-wear unisex brand designed for dreamers and lovers of colour. Created by Stevie Newall, a former Textiles student at Cardonald College and Manchester Metropolitan University, we are now based in Glasgow UK. Our aim is to create individual handmade screen printed pieces at affordable prices.
Piotr Pyrchala is the Fashion Designer behind Contemporary label Birds of Prayers.
Raised in Poland but now based in The Scottish Design Exchange in Edinburgh, Piotr creates gorgeous womenswear and unique unisex designs, all with expert craftmanship.
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