LAUREN Doogan is really forging a name for herself in the entire world of manner style and design.
Lauren, from Belleek, has constantly had an curiosity and enthusiasm for art, layout and creativeness and she now is the manner designer and company for Belfast-centered clothing agency, OutsideIn.
The trend designer’s enjoy of creativity stemmed from paying time with her granny and she decided to try and go after a profession in this sector.
“My favourite element of college was artwork and I was encouraged by my teachers to pursue it even more. I beloved sewing as soon as I tried it and my Granny taught me to crochet, so that sparked an curiosity in creating dresses.
“While learning Textiles, Art, Structure and Fashion BA at Ulster University in Belfast, I experimented with printed textiles, woven materials and embroidery but I truly fell in really like with knitwear layout.”
Lauren keeps a continuous eye on social media to check out out the most recent makes and trend designs and she likes to depict the concerns bordering modern society in her patterns.
“I actually like a great deal of streetwear models like Mad Delighted but I believe the most exciting brand names at the moment are types that are complicated the strategy of speedy manner by making use of sustainable elements and ethical practices.
“My beginning position with design has always been colour, so I usually look to designers like Zandra Rhodes. I assume Hope Macaulay is an up and coming knitwear designer that shines as a result of awesome palettes. If I had to select 1, it would be Vivienne Westwood for her unconventional and outspoken collections.
“My graduate collection was made in reaction to the common anxieties induced by the pandemic. I preferred to develop a knitwear selection that utilised color and texture to encourage positivity and a sense of calmness in the wearer.
“Fashion often displays the tradition and present-day troubles at the time and that is what makes it so intriguing to me.”
In her new purpose with OutsideIn, Lauren is responsible for designing and coming up with new ideas.
The corporation give money to charity for each merchandise that they make and she feels very privileged to be in a position to aid individuals in this way.
“I am usually looking into new concepts that inspire and innovate our products and elements. OutsideIn is a brand name with a social impact side by way of our ‘Wear One Share One’ product.
“For just about every item obtained, we donate a further to somebody suffering from homelessness. I adore the goal driving the brand and as a designer it troubles me to believe previous just vogue trends and think about how clothes can join all of us collectively and convey individuals on the outdoors of modern society in.
“I do seriously delight in the operate, I get to be imaginative day-to-day, perform with a proficient group and network with people today from all close to the entire world.”
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Posted: 9:08 am March 5, 2022