Zekaryas Solomon

Fashion Designer

London, United Kingdom
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About me

Multi-Award Winning Fashion Designer Having been named as one of Africa’s Top 10 Male Designers, as well as being awarded both the Fashions Finest Menswear Designer of the Year and the BEFTA Best Male Designer 2012, Zekaryas Solomon continues to thrive as a London based, Bespoke fashion designer. The end of 2012 saw Zekaryas Solomon as guest of honour at FAFA’s Fashion for Peace Gala held in Kenya. Moving into 2013 with the introduction of the first Womenswear collection. Taking part in the Ethno Tendance showcase in Brussels saw the incorporation of accessories, with bags becoming a prominent feature within the Spring/Summer ‘14 collection. Zekaryas Solomon is not just a brand, but a passionate designer whose individuality is expressed through each item he creates. Drawing inspiration from both his Architectural, and traditional Eritrean backgrounds, the amalgamation of these worlds allowing for a fresh and innovative look at style. Producing a high concept label of bespoke tailored garments, Zekaryas Solomon interacts with his clients. Applying their imagination to his creations, while recognising and establishing an intimate cohesion with their own personalities. The use of clean lines, intricate details and impeccable structure are all key aspects of Zekaryas Solomon’s designs. Characterised by versatility, originality and simplicity, a dress is never just a dress, but can be flipped, twisted or wrapped. His unusual solutions for pockets, collars, closures and fastenings form the basis for his multifunctional design elements, each garment becoming unique to the wearer.

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  • Fashion Design
  • Pattern Design
  • Garment Technology
  • Buisness Mentoring
  • Menswear
  • Womenswear
  • Accessories
  • Project Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Busienss Development

Companies I’ve worked with



    • Fashion and Textiles
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    Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication

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      Ravensbourne fashion sector

      Work history


      Sep 2016
      • Freelance
      • I am part of the mentoring team which is mentoring 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students.


      May 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • I have worked as a freelance designer for Ravensbourne College producing collections such as "CUTURE IN ORBIT, which a task was given to develop desirable and practical clothing, incorporating technology to make life better.


      Creative Director and Head Designer


      May 2012
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Accepted and offered a working studio as a talented upcoming designer to join the Incubation program at Ravensbourne College



      PG/Ma Pattern design & Garment Technology

      London College of Fashion, UAL

      Sep 2009 - Jun 2010
      • London, United Kingdom


      Master Degree in Architecture

      University of Wuppertal, Germany

      Oct 1999 - May 2005
      • Pauluskirchstraße 7, 42285 Wuppertal, Germany