ABOUT the label...
DRESS is a multidisciplinary label creating limited edition storytelling capsule collections of garments, words and images to a trans-seasonal, non-industry standard timetable...
DRESS was launched in 2016 by designer Julie Wilkins, previously founder and creative director of UK fashion label FUTURE CLASSICS. Julie also records and releases music as The Electra Woods.
A trans-seasonal series of made to manifesto capsule collections exploring the themes & redemptive power of CRISIS.
A Retrospective/New Beginning. The black phase - first stage of the alchemical process...
The Black Dress Museum
New Black Capsule
A kind of (black) magazine, exploring themes of the Black Phase
An Essay on Black
Why X likes BLACK series (interviews with artists)
The vibrational frequency of Black
Alchemically themed music & video releases from The Electra Woods
Garments: One Dress adapted from themes of the Black Dress Museum is taken into 10 colours/variations to mark the end of the Black Phase
Artwork: Paintbox Dolls to mo/doll them
Photography: An East London/West Country garden gallery
Garments: In transition: Crew neck meets Cardigan, they experiment
Words: A Knitwear Love Story
Moving Technical Lookbook
DRESS for The Chronicles of LA, Chapter 1: SEX
COME AS YOU ARE: 8 Transfigured, One of a Kind Black Dresses, 2 limited edition pre-order Relationship T shirts (Co-dependent and Inter-dependent), plus a Notes on SEX text for the experiential pop-up store, located on a floor of a hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. Each Chapter in the Chronicles will feature a different theme in a different location, and crosses boundaries of fashion, art, music, and performance.