The Designer

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THE DESIGNER – REBECCA STREET

Rebecca Street is a British designer, directing her own ‘maison’ as well as working alongside international designers. Together with a collaboration for London’s premier boutique Browns ‘Rebecca Street for Browns’, Rebecca has also supplied to the bridal boutique ‘Browns Bride’ for many years.

With over 20 years’ experience in bridal and evening wear, Rebecca Street’s own label has been sold in the world’s most famous department stores; Harrods and Liberty London, as well as owning her own retail store in Islington. She offers technical craftsmanship and yet also fully embraces the creative process of design. Rebecca approaches her craft from place of appreciation and enjoyment. Every dress tells a story. Moreover Rebecca can offer ethereal and contemporary, elaborate and minimal. Her designs captivate every modern romance.

INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED

Rebecca Street has worked for three years as creative pattern cutter to and directly with the legendary Alexander McQueen, enjoyed catwalk moments with Giles Deacon, before taking the role of Head of Atelier for the quintessentially British brand Mulberry. Rebecca has also cut for Matthew Williamson and consulted to some of the very best names in fashion, including Mary Katrantzou, Richard Nicoll, Sophie Hulme, together with dressing a host of A-list celebrities; Kate Moss, Kirsten Dunst, Keira Knightley, Michelle Williams, Lana Del Rey and Naomi Campbell.

THE ATELIER AND DESIGN PROCESS

Rebecca Street prides herself on being a 3 dimensional designer and sculptor. The journey begins by draping a fabric onto her mannequin, creating and sculpting shapes; depending on how each fabric behaves will affect each shape. Once the design is formed, the fabric pieces are removed from the mannequin and transferred to paper. The two-dimensional work then begins and fresh fabric is cut & stitched, then again draped to ensure it behaves the way Rebecca intended. There may be adjustments required, which are mirrored onto the pattern and only then will the details and trims be confirmed. As this romantic dance comes to an end, a final dress is cut and made.