Blog: Posts from June 2014

Bethany Grace Pearce, wearing Sylvester Mosaic Jacket and Skirt

Bethany Grace Pearce, wearing Sylvester Mosaic Jacket and Skirt

Sylvester Sessions #7

We teamed up with photographer Harry Were and interviewed some of our favourite creative girls to see what they are up to.

Bethany Grace Pearce - 21

TELL US ABOUT YOUR STUDY/PRACTICE?

I’m studying Textile Design at AUT University and absolutely love it; we have such great facilities especially for textiles with the digital printer and different types of knitting machines. I’m in my third and final year and have been mainly working on the Shima Seiki knitting machine, making jacquard fabrics but I’m planning on making knitted garments for my major end of year assignment.

WHAT ARTISTS/DESIGNERS ARE YOU INSPIRED BY?

Hermine Van Dijck is one of my favourites! She is a textile designer from Antwerp, Belgium. She makes the most beautiful weavings.

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Georgia Nott, wearing Sylvester Fur Coat

Georgia Nott, wearing Sylvester Fur Coat

Sylvester Sessions #6

We teamed up with photographer Harry Were and interviewed some of our favourite creative girls to see what they are up to.

Georgia Nott – 19

We meet up with Georgia Nott from electronic pop group BROODS, one of New Zealand’s fastest growing international duos.
WHEN DID YOU START PLAYING MUSIC?

I was singing before I could speak but my mum taught me to play guitar when I was about 8 or 9. I started to experiment with writing and performing from there.

WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO AT THE MOMENT?

A lot of Disclosure lately, and Jessie Ware.

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