Final Fantasy


Graduate collection - Grad Dip CSM Fashion '16

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT - Placement Digital Printing - garment construction

"Olivia reflects upon contemporary digital existence as she translates her technical design background in construction into a digitally printed materiality. Interested in cartoons, she examines the way in which something two-dimensional can assume a three-dimensional shape.

She draws out her characteristic colour schemes from the assembling and disassembling of digital photographs, and applies them to highly constructed kimono designs in satin with layers of lamé and crinoline. As a method, digital printing is the ultimate conjoining of a digital and physical approach to fashion digital.

Video games, magical powers and beautiful things inform the imagination of Olivia's design universe, as marked by the presence of the cat, a returning avatar in her work and garments."

Interpretive text written by Jeppe Ugelvig - Culture, Criticism and Curation in Art & Fashion


Your work is good, why didn't you do the MA?

A fancy diploma is not a guarantee of future jobs as Creative Director at large at LVMH.

This is the warning you won't find when you decide you neeeeeeed to sink a boatload of money in a famous Fashion school.

From the outside, you either hear stories of glorious success or god-awful tragedies, so it's easy to romanticise what your journey will be.

Be smarter than I was back in those days, and let's talk BIZNESS!

It works like this: you'll tell me your greatest Fashion ambitions, and I'll do my own research AND ask my friends, old tutors, manufacturers I work with, vintage dealers etc to come up with a plan for you.

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Don't like to be told what to do (people just don't get me!)?

Think you're a visionary and business ain't got nothing to do with it?

Your dad is rich and you're already Instagram famous?

Cool. Coolcoolcoolcoolcool - but only one of the above will give you a real edge.


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