Lucy is available for work
A Fashion Design alumna of Central Saint Martins, dedicated to sustainable sourcing and reinvigorating traditional textiles crafts and couture techniques through modern design. Combining textiles innovation and sustainability practices with couture craftsmanship to create work with a conscience and social message in response to the modern world. Motivated by a strong drive to change the industry for the better, with almost 20 years of experience, connections (spanning India, Nepal, Kenya, Europe and the UK) and ideas developing sustainable supply chains to create the most environmentally, ethically and visually perfect luxury fashion materials. Innovations and developments have included sustainable tulle (UK made using eco viscose), peace silk/eco viscose bridal and evening wear fabrics comparable to traditional high-end materials (duchess satin, faille), hand loomed climate stripe fabrics, vegan wool and silk alternatives, natural fibre laces and much more. A passion for sustainability and determination to change the fashion industry for the better, hopeful to save the planet at the same time. Looking for a part time /freelance position to offer my unique expertise in developing sustainable luxury fabric and garment construction and implementing ideas of circularity to be used on a large scale and reach a global market – furthering the opportunities for luxury sustainable materials and supporting artisans and crafts people.
Open to relocation
Open to Part-time work
Jan 2016 - Present
Invited to speak about sustainability, consult on projects and offer insights into sustainable practice within the fashion industry. Recent engagements include – Climate Media Workshop, Paris 2022, Lu...
Founder, creative director, designer, sustainable sourcing manager
Jan 2007 - Present
Eponymous couture fashion label with fully monitored fibre to finishing transparent, sustainable supply chains.
§Pattern, sample, natural fibre fabrics & embellishment development. Haute couture dres...
Visiting lecturer – Study
London College of Fashion
Jan 2018 - Jan 2022
Assessment according to standard criteria
§Using extensive knowledge of supply chains and sustainable production to inform the next generation
Artistic Director, curator (voluntary) – national
Jan 2017 - Jan 2019
Awarded British Council DICE scoping funding to develop collaborations with Brazilian women's arts organisations
§Responsible for organising and curating shows of up to 150 artists, including intern...
Visiting / guest lecturer
Various Uk and International Universities and
Jan 2016 - Jan 2020
Birmingham, Southampton, Hertfordshire, LCF, Creative Arts Epsom; Gurukal (India), Sumpurna Montfort (India) Visiting / guest lecturer - Sustainability, fashion and textiles, garment construction
sustainable supply chains
Central Saint Martins
Fashion Design with Marketing
2001 to 2005
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