Be a Punk. Gain the confidence and know how to filter experimental and conceptual ideas in fashion and turn it into a ready-to-wear garment. Grow the courage to make and interpret ideas the way designers from the Vivienne Westwood studio in London do!
In this 90-minute workshop, participants will be exposed to some of the basic design approaches used in Vivienne Westwood's couture studio in London and Paris. Most importantly, participants will learn to to incorporate zero-waste, eco-friendly concept into fashion design like the influential designer Vivienne Westwood. (Ticketed Workshop. 90 minutes. Limited to 28 participants.) (Ages 15 and up).
James-Paul Ancheta is a Conceptual Women's Wear Designer as well as an accomplished jewelry designer. He has received an Associate of Arts Degree in Fashion and Apparel Design from Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM), Los Angeles, a Bachelor's of Arts Honours in Fashion Design and Marketing from London South Bank University in England, and a Bachelor's of Arts in Fashion Design with a focus on Multicultural influence in fashion. He has worked with Lucille Lewin, founder of Whistle's London, a British women's wear brand, and Punk Movement creator Vivienne Westwood. James-Paul Ancheta is known for his invention of cutting clothing patterns out of "Squares and Rectangles' which was featured on Bravo Network's "The Fashion Show", in which he won the 2nd Runner-up. James-Paul is currently a design consultant for jewelry and avant-garde designers.