By Diane Small
Fine Arts graduate Simeon Farrar is a London based designer who has been a painter for the last 10 years. Three time winner of the New Generation Award at London Fashion Week, his arts background clearly informs the foundation of his clothing design, especially his latest collection of T-shirts.
Each design in his current collection starts from a philosophical root and then expands into a finished print, hand dyed or finished to give a ‘painterly’ feeling to each piece. The prints are often deliberately washed before they have time to dry and so rinse away into the fabric, lending a unique touch to every shirt.
Made of 100% Bamboo fibres, the shirts are completely natural, yet urban at the same time. In fact, the designer says he is truly a product of the urban environment: