SHREYAA MAVANI IS A UK BASED WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER WHO SPECIALISES IN STRUCTURED FASHION. SHE GRADUATED WITH A BA(HONS) FASHION FROM THE UNIVERSITY FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS 2015.

IN MAY SHE WAS SELECTED TO SHOWCASE HER GRADUATE COLLECTION AT GRADUATE FASHION WEEK, WHERE SHE WAS SHORTLISTED FOR THE BEST OF GFW. HER WORK HAS APPEARED IN DRAPER’S WEEKLY, ON THE BRITISH VOGUE WEBSITE AND IT HAS BEEN FEATURED ON A NUMBER OF FASHION BLOGS. THROUGH GRADUATE FASHION WEEK SHE WON THE BRITISH COUNCIL GRADUATE FASHION WEEK AWARD. SHE ALSO WAS AWARDED THE CFDA + GRADUATE AWARD IN 2015 FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS IN WOMENSWEAR.

HER WORK SHOWS A DISTINCTIVE STYLE OF CREATIVE PATTERN CUTTING, AND EXCELLENT USE OF COLOUR AND FABRIC THROUGHOUT. INSPIRATION IS SPARKED BY COMBINATIONS OF ART, CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE AND A RANGE OF DIFFERENT CULTURES. SHREYAA’S RESEARCH METHODS HAVE LED HER TO INTERWEAVE HER DIFFERENT THEMES TO CREATE EYE-CATCHING NEW DESIGNS AND GARMENTS. SHE LOVES WORKING ON THE STAND TO CREATE INNOVATIVE NEW SHAPES AND COMBINING THIS WITH FLAT-CUTTING TO RETHINK WHAT A GARMENT MIGHT BE.