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A fashion design student’s personal journey with ADHD is the inspiration behind one of the collections showcased at Southampton Solent University’s recent Graduate Fashion Show…

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southampton charlotte stevensCharlotte Stevens’ Consistently Inconsistent collection tells the story of her own personal journey with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).

Speaking about her designs she says: “They reflect the cycle of stages I went through while trying to deal with ADHD. I focused on my ‘colour story’ to express these emotions; by using warm hues with shy greys I hope to communicate the inconsistency I feel within myself. The gun mettle chains are a representation of having to constantly pull myself down and tie myself up.”

In addition to Charlotte’s designs, a further 14 eye-catching collections were showcased on the University runway; each inspired by an eclectic range of themes – from the beauty of Venice architecture to the bold, bright colours of the 90s rave culture.

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2016-06-27
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