DRESS is a multidisciplinary label creating limited edition storytelling capsule collections of garments, words and images, released 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.


Contact: info@dress-ltd.com


Current project:

03: CRISIS

A trans-seasonal series of made to manifesto capsule collections exploring the themes & redemptive power of CRISIS. 

The CRISIS manifesto

The CRISIS lookbook

Garments:

CAPSULE 01: WHAT'S MY JOB NOW?
Androgynous adapted work and daily functional wear

Capsule 02: SOME SENSE OF STRUCTURE
3 groups experimenting with, and collapsing, traditional dress forms


Previous projects:

0: BLACK

A Retrospective/New Beginning. The black phase -  first stage of the alchemical process...

Garments:
The Black Dress Museum
Black Wash
New Black Capsule

Words:
A kind of (black) magazine, exploring themes of the Black Phase
An Essay on Black
Why X likes BLACK series (interviews with artists)
Meet Crow...
Modoll biographies

Music/Video:
The vibrational frequency of Black
Alchemically themed music & video releases from The Electra Woods


01: 1 DRESS

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


02: 2 JUMPERS
A knitwear lovestory

Garments: In transition: Crew neck meets Cardigan, they experiment
Words: A Knitwear Love Story
Moving Technical Lookbook


Other projects:

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.