Clare Payne
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Clare Payne

Fashion DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Clare Payne
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Clare Payne

Fashion DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am an experienced luxury RTW, outerwear and leather goods designer with a particular focus on sustainability within the fashion industry. I have successfully developed a strong fashion forward aesthetic with a commercial sensitivity.
Projects
  • Clare Payne x E.Macbean
    Clare Payne x E.MacbeanRe-defining luxury swimwear accessories through bespoke, hand made leather goods, blurring the lines of fashion and objet d'art.
  • One Secret
    One SecretA visual investigation into obsessive compulsions and perfectionist behaviour traits through the ideology between the creator and the creation.
  • Trace Collective
    Trace CollectiveDebut SS | 20 collection focusing on sustainability, certification and transparency within the fashion industry. Combining a contemporary timeless aesthetic along with ethical practices presented a unique multi functional range with a focus on body diversity and inclusivity.
  • Karl Donoghue AW | 2019
    Karl Donoghue AW | 2019An exploration of the modern female, her athletic capabilities and endless perseverance. Taking inspiration from vintage sports and the tales of women in cycling, the collection featured a concise range of outerwear in soft hues and functional accessories.
  • Karl Donoghue AW | 2018
    Karl Donoghue AW | 2018The contrast between the world that we create and the vision of the one we want to live is remarkable. Arcosanti combined two worlds and created a new manifesto, one where contribution and purpose functioned in harmony. Using a fresh colour palette and soft drapes, the collection refocuses leather design and perception to one of accessible femininity.
  • Karl Donoghue x Selfridges x Morgan
    Karl Donoghue x Selfridges x MorganA collaborative project between the automotive industry, luxury fashion and retailer. To celebrate the launch of Morgan's first electric car, Karl Donoghue created a limited edition of 20 partnerships of driving hats reflecting both the hand crafted engineering and aesthetic of the Morgan brand.
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Work history
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    IllustratorAnglo-Italian
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    • Creating technical and campaign led illustrative work for menswear RTW and bespoke tailoring.
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    Visiting LecturerLiverpool John Moores University
    Liverpool, United KingdomFreelance
    • Working with a group of ten final year students to educate and promote the use of leather with a focus on sustainable practices. • Providing group talks and individual tutorials to develop students understanding of different leathers, fabrications and purposes as well as explore contextual debates. • Teaming up with a tannery to secure leather and shearling sponsorship for students for final collections.
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Skills
  • Leather Work
  • Womenswear Design
  • Menswear Design
  • Illustration
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sustainability
  • Concept
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Lecturing
Education
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    BA (Hons) Fashion DesignKingston University
     - London, United Kingdom