Test Drive - Page 31

FashionLondon edit However, despite all of these achievements, when Fashion London meets with the young designer, he is unassuming and even nervous when discussing his work. Thankfully this shyness hasn’t hampered his career trajectory, and we start our conversation by asking the burning question: it’s a long road from studying at Truro College to dressing stars for the international red carpets, so what initially set him on the path to fashion greatness? “It was a bit weird,” he explains hesitantly. “I was literally living in the middle of nowhere, so fashion was never something I considered. However I did a lot of art, a lot of oil painting. I went to art school and when it came to do my degree, one of the courses was bespoke tailoring and it all went from there. I always knew I could make things with my hands. When I was 15 I started making myself clothes - not very good clothes, I might add. My grandmo \