Faye Galloway is a young and highly talented fashion designer, currently studying at Winchester School of Art, Southampton University. With her graduation just around the corner it won’t be long before her beautiful style of design is unleashed upon the world. Her work is so playful and expressive, allowing her to convey a strong androgynous style with light hints of femininity. This gives her work a rich depth that appeals to a vibrant and modern woman. But her style is by no means limited. With interests for colour and print, Faye’s work has developed over time to become versatile and flexible, whilst still maintaining her trademark aesthetic.
Faye’s broad interests both inside and outside of fashion have allowed her work to grow and adapt over time. She is also a talented illustrator, which allows her to convey her designs in beautiful and intricate illustrations.
Here’s what she had to say:
Can you tell me a little bit about your work and your style as a designer?
I specialise in fashion design but my work is very print orientated. I have a love for illustration and am forever drawing. I am drawn to colour and simplicity and this is always a starting point to starting a new project.
What has influenced your latest pieces?
I am currently working on my final major project and my main influences were collage, women and power. I recently visited the kurt schwitter exhibition, held at tate britain and felt instantly inspired by his work and the story portrayed about his immigration through the war. The silhouettes in my design process have been driven by androgyny and boyish looks with flirty hints of femininity. Reoccurring research within my project is imagery of mick and bianca jagger.
As well as being a talented designer, you also create beautiful illustrations of your pieces, will you ever branch out into over avenues of creativity besides fashion design?
I am a keen fashion illustrator so illustration is definitely an option I won’t cross out. Prior to my degree my work was very much about printed textiles, it is a path i still wish to pursue and am looking into studying at a higher level.
Where might we see you in the next few years?
After my degree I will be looking to apply for jobs in all of my interests whether is it fashion illustration, design or print for fashion.
If you love Faye and her work as much as I do then feel free to get in touch with her to find out more about her work:
Well I hope you all enjoyed that. Until next time…