A graduate of Central Saint Martins (womenswear fashion design), Lesley's strong yet feminine design handwriting has been recognised on a number of levels, not least as an emerging new generation talent by the BFC (2007); as a finalist of the British Fur Trade competition (2008) and as one of 12 designers chosen to represent 'the next big things' on the London fashion scene by Project Catwalk Series 1 (2006).
Her trademark of intelligent design and cut, is married with exquisite couture techniques and artisanal finish. Each collection goes through a journey of learning and discovery, bringing together informed, contemporary collections for a lifetime of sensory pleasure.
Lesley's creative vision and sheer hard work, have earned the respect of her contemporaries, collaborating regularly with stylists and photographers, submitting to fashion and lifestyle publications together with creating couture pieces for recording artists for tour and promotional material.
Fashion Industry Experience
Cut my teeth at BOUDICCA and worked designing on a commercial level for a high street wholesaler/supplier before launching my own brand. I also lecture in fashion design, pattern cutting and does illustration part time.
The current collection stocked at the Convenience Store, London is inspired by Bill Viola's work - St John of the Cross. She was introduced to the work by Howard Tangye.
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