Nancy Flaherty

Nancy Flaherty

Fashion DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Nancy Flaherty

Nancy Flaherty

Fashion DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Hi I’m Nancy, I’m a new graduate from UAL where I studied BA:Hons Fashion Embroidery. During this time I fell in love with the world of costume and have followed that path, having been a costume assistant for Jack Irving but also doing my own freelance costume/styling work. My life is driven by vintage, reworking and designing garments. I have a keen eye for detail and embellishing, with the majority of my work having strong graphic accompaniments, either free hand machine embroidery or designed on CAD. I love to push boundaries and create the unexpected.
  • Shoot Styling and Direction
    Shoot Styling and DirectionWorking collaboratively with students from UAL: London College Fashion (Embroidery, print and pattern cutting) I curated the shoot, directed and styled alongside making custom accessories and embroidery.
    MEDIA SHOWERVanity breeds contagion. "Media Shower" was intended to be a photoshoot depicting the spread of Media into our lives and how we so easily and obliviously take it in everyday but as the idea developed a short film felt more appropriate in the story telling. As the short film progresses, the consumer becomes more and more immersed in the media world, its influence spreading over her whilst she remains completely unaware. An acoustic cover of Britney Spears ‘oops I did it again’ plays in the backg
    TREND SPREADERA journey into the mind of the overwhelmed. The layered imagery confuses the watcher and doesn’t allow the eye or mind to comfortably settle, an erratic and relentless commentary on the onslaught of media outlets in the modern world, the footage, music and choreography are intended to make the viewer feel somewhat uncomfortable and extremely overwhelmed. The same way most of us often feel when faced with the bombardment of information modern technology gives us access too today but I feel it is
Work history
    Founder- DesignerNancy Flaherty
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Specialising in CAD digital embroidery and utility suit designs.
    Rokit Vintage logo
    Rokit Vintage logo
    KeyholderRokit Vintage
    London, United KingdomPart Time
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  • Embellishment
  • Embroidery
  • Embroidery Digitising
  • Contemporary Embroidery
  • Digital Embroidery
  • Machine Embroidery
  • Hand Embroidery
  • Costume
  • Costume Assistant
  • Costume Buying
  • Costume Design
  • Costume Styling
  • Costume Maker
  • Assistant
  • Styling
  • Styling Direction
  • Creative Styling
  • Team Collaboration
  • Collaborating
  • Collaborative Design
  • Painting
  • Artistic
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles: EmbroideryLondon College of Fashion, UAL
     - London, United Kingdom
    To view my final performance art piece: TRENDSPREADER - Nancy Flaherty (2020) Creative Direction/Design: Nancy Flaherty Music: The Ultimate Heresy, Omkara Techichi Choreography: Milo Aylward, Jordan Allen Videographer: Grace Davies
    University for the Creative Arts logo
    University for the Creative Arts logo
    Extended Diploma in Art and Design University for the Creative Arts
     - Rochester, United Kingdom