Her fashion accessory pieces demonstrate an imaginative approach to transforming waste into something covetable and unique. Using found furniture and recycled materials, the label creates beautiful products from the overlooked.
‘One off’ and limited edition pieces that have been made from waste furniture, wine boxes, suitcases, scrap leather from the upholstery industry, broken jewellery and gift wrapping.
Career history / Company history:
Studied Constructed textiles in Scotland 2001, graduated moved to London to do a Pgdip/Ma in textile4 futures at St Martins 2002, then worked in Architectural Interior design, then progressed in Lighting Design. Moved back to Fashion from interiors-
Founded UBRA in 2006. Left all employment and started my own label in 2007. We now design and manufacture all in house and supply wholesale as well as our retail.
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Thought you might be interested to learn about my newly launched, ethical accessories co. NV London Calcutta, recently shortlisted for the EFF's Innovation Award.
Please visit our site www.NVLondonCalcutta.com to view the whole Collection & learn more about the people and processes behind the label.
I was wondering if you might be interested in discussing a potential collaboration with me? I have an idea for a project involving my Ayesha Make-Up Purses... let me know if it sounds of interest and we can discuss!
We will be showing at Pure, Stand L16 in the Gallery this August if you'd like to come along, say hello and see our bags 1st hand.