La Belle Epoque

La Belle Epoque

La Belle Epoque represents self expression and self identification. We all have a physical outer self and we all have an inner, psychological or spiritual self. Some people call this inner self a soul. I’m not religious but the way people talk about a person’s soul is how I think ...
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My Favourite Shape

My Favourite Shape

Gender infuses practically every aspect of our lives, we apply it to everything. Clothes are male or female, pink is for girls, and blue is for boys. Even geometric shapes have gender applied to them; an equilateral triangle for example, when pointing upwards is considered male, wh...
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Outlaw

Outlaw

This design is the result of a conversation about censorship, particularly in relation to the policing of the female body on social media. Why can we see breasts on every social platform but with the nipples blurred, and yet the same doesn’t apply to the male nipple? This lead me to...
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Ablaze

  In much the same way as ‘Warrior’, ‘Ablaze’ is born of a question about our association between hair, gender, and identity. What do we think when we see a man with long hair and make-up and where did these ideas come from? In ancient Egypt it was customary for men to rock a fierce cat eye, and in 1st Century AD Rome seeing a ...
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Warrior

Warrior

  I have always found the correlation between hair and gender/identity to be particularly interesting. Many of the Grey + Ginger designs are inspired by the idea of hair as a signifier of identity. The company name itself is derived from the colour of our hair - a defining physical feature of each of us.   Warrior was the first de...
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