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kelly gilbert

Kelly Gilbert presents her first full collection from her London College of Fashion MA degree. With print as a starting point, this AW collection titled ‘Soundsitive’ takes inspiration from the geometry of sound combining the aesthetics of clarity and clashes of error. The silhouette takes on a minimalist perspective, allowing bold and sophisticated prints to sing atop a strong and simple canvas. A nod to the 1970s recognizes the growing importance of nostalgia, authenticity and the real. Draped moiré jackets, cozy digitally knitted sweaters and body-con zipped dresses contrast with mesh fabrics, crisp tailored shirts, skirts and trousers. The mix and matched approach to the separates gives a utilitarian foundation in contrast to the collections geometric and kinetic moiré patterns. British born and based Kelly Gilbert graduated

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from Winchester School Of Art in 2003 in BA Textile Design. She has since lived and worked in New York, designing printed fashion accessories for Anne-Klein, Lulu Guinness, Vera, American Airways, Cynthia Rowley to name a few as well as USA department stores including Macys and Bloomingdales. Her experience in textiles and print has lead to freelancing with London agents creating print collections for commercial applications and trend roles for WGSN. Kelly has gone on to graduate from London College of Fashion in 2012 in MA Digital fashion applying her design aesthetic to printed fabrics for fashion. Kelly Gilbert currently works on commissions and freelance projects whilst creating her own collections.