FUTURE THE FOREST

A/W 14 Capsule Collection shown at MBFWAfrica

Mon Petit Chou Hemp Dress

A closed loop system approach to sustainable fashion

Experiments with Natural Dyes

Red cabbage, blueberries and onion skins get under the pot lid for a cook off… and dye off

Leather Dress, World Design Capital 2014, for Woodheads

Cape Town’s most loved leather store, Woodheads, commissioned me to design a leather dress going with the color scheme of Cape Town World Design Capital 2014, in their support of the global event and promotion of local design talent, yours truly.

Media

My graduate collection receives media acclaim and introduces me to the world of fashion as a designer.

AFI FASTRACK at MBFWJ ’13

My graduate collection made it to the AFI Fastrack competition which resulted in a show at MBFWJ as a finalist and a WIN!

My Online Portfolio

Now I have an online portfolio where you can see a variety of my work from illustrations to technical drawings, womenswear and menswear, mostly compiled during my Third Year of Fashion Design at CPUT. Check it out at www.alexandraliss.com

Fabric Manipulation Tutorial

I show you how I made the fabric manipulation technique developed especially for the Faces of Water collection

Faces of Water

The photo shoot of my Third Year Collection, Faces of Water done by my favorite photographer and husband, Greg Liss and edited by my genius brother, Nikita Gaidoukwww.flashpoets.co.za

Recycled Denim Dress

I created an origami-inspired dress made from recycled denim for the SA Fashion Week Student Competition in 2011 (which I won).