Sumary of Fashion designer Bethany Williams creates wearable flags… and they’re nothing to do with the football:
- Today, however, Coal Drops Yard reveals a flag extravaganza of a more colourful kind, with the unveiling of the second in its flag installation series, this time created in partnership with London’s conscious fashion poster girl Bethany Williams.
- Bethany Williams To make the flags, Williams worked with the London College of Fashion’s Making for Change, a fashion training and manufacturing programme established at HMP Downview in 2014 and now also based at Poplar Works that focuses on giving those who have finished their sentence a soft landing back into community and paid employment.
- “They said they really enjoyed making the project,” said Williams.
- “As the designs were simpler to make than clothes, they were more involved.”READ MORE Creating art not clothes is something that Williams, who graduated with a BA in Critical Fine Art Practice from Brighton University before completing an MA at The London College of Fashion in Menswear, has wanted to explore for some time, and the Coal Drops Yard project had instant appeal.