DESIGNER ANNOUNCEMENT: MARK FAST
We are excited to announce that Mark Fast will be showcasing his spring summer 18 collection with Fashion Scout at 19:30 on Friday 15th of September. After growing up in Canada, and subsequently becoming inspired by London, Mark completed both his BA and his Masters at Central Saint Martins. He has gone on to make a worldwide name for himself making luxury knitwear for his eponymous line as well as his diffusion line Faster by Mark Fast.
Mark is a highly technical designer, concerned with the intricacies and fine details of his pieces as well as the garments overall impression. Using new techniques that he creates himself, his innovative, cutting edge and often incredibly intricate stitching push the boundaries of knitwear as we know it, bringing the craft in to the modern day.
His many awards and distinctions include a four season sponsorship from Topshop and the British Fashion Council. Mark has collaborated with many big names including Pinko, Christian Louboutin, Swarovski, Topshop, Aldo Rise, Mawi, Woolmark and has created costumes for the Crazy Horse Paris. His celebrity fans include Tilda Swinton, Grace Jones, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Jessie J, Rita Ora, Ciara, Kylie Minogue, Chrysta Bell, Yasmine Petty and Julia Restoin-Roitfeld.
Words by Robyn Goldhar