The Carole Waller 'Art to Wear' Collection

 

Press Release June 2014
 
 
From striking Greco-Roman women to the dancing light on the Mediterranean ocean, artist Carole Waller draws from a myriad of inspirations for her latest collection
 
Her one-off hand-painted designs are works of art that come alive when worn. Carole is a keen advocate of art extending beyond the walls of a gallery. Her summer collection was recently presented at an intimate catwalk show entitled ‘Walk This Way’ before 200 guests. Models ranged from 16 to 76 and the collection was presented as a series of seven scenes.
 
Hand painted silk blouses, simple shifts, delicate spaghetti-strap dresses, cap-sleeve tops and floor-length coats in light-as-air fabrics arrive in simple, clean shapes to let Carole’s colour and line take centre stage.
 
Georgette McCready editor of the Bath Magazine said that the show; “was uplifting and beautiful. I usually get bored at fashion shows but the models, the music and the clothes made it a real spectacle. Some really inspiring role models out there too. Thank you!”
 
Carole Waller has been involved with textiles from a very young age – her mother, Irene, is the former Head of Woven Textiles at the University of Birmingham and Carole, who studied painting, has been a foremost name in the international art to wear movement, with clothes in the Victoria & Albert Museum and various public art commissions. All of her designs are one-offs and she also undertakes commissions.
 
To view the video or images from the ‘Walk This Way’ fashion show please visit www.carolewaller.co.uk/latest-news
 
Selected pieces are available to buy from Carole Waller’s e-tail shop www.carolewaller.co.uk/shop/
 
For further information please contact jojo@fashionpr.co.uk
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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