I’m trying to get my head around even mentioning one of the Kardashian clan when my main focus is on slow fashion. But I would like to comment on the vintage Marilyn dress and express a different view to the one in the mainstream press.
After many prototypes, including setbacks when her horse Jester had surgery for a tumour, and she moved home, she finally created the perfect riding skirt. Each and every one is hand tailored by Odette in her Bristol based studio, where she cuts every pattern and individually sews each skirt.
Clayden’s unique garment designs used folding, dipping, clamping, and discharging, as well as new, less orthodox, ways of decorating cloth, like the print motif she created by burning fabric in a sandwich toaster.