DRESS is a multidisciplinary label creating limited-edition story telling capsule collections using garments, words, 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.
The CRISIS lookbook
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
DRESS for The Chronicles of LA, Chapter 1: SEX
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 features a different theme in a different location, and crosses boundaries of fashion, art, music, and performance.
A Retrospective/New Beginning. The black phase - first stage of the alchemical process...
An Essay on Black
Why X likes BLACK series (interviews with artists)
A kind of (black) magazine
The Black Dress Museum
New Black Capsule
The vibrational frequency of Black.
Alchemically themed music & video releases from The Electra Woods
The Museum Dolls
One Dress taken into 10 colours/variations
Paintbox Dolls to mo/doll them
An East London/West Country garden gallery