FLUX

(n) : the action or process of flowing or flowing out.

The is a need for a shifting garment that performs in the winter sport environment and apres ski leisure wear. Flux is a layered multifunctional system that works within the states of active and leisure. It is inspired by the extreme shifting weather that it is designed for so the uncertainty of climate change is represented in this collection that redefines femininity.

Project lead to a job at a fashion brand (Perfect Number) based on ability to demonstrate skillsets for fashion industry.

SPRING 2019

ArtCenter College of Design

Material Driven Design

Pattern Making

Technical Package

Research

Sewing

Soft Good

Climate Change Debate

There is a lack of agreement in the outdoor business industry. There are corporations spending time and money on building sustainable programs with the belief that the ski industry is coming to an end. There are industry leaders that look at our seasons massive dumps and record breaking close dates as an argument against climate change. How can we be having record breaking snowfall if "global warming" exists?

The answer is simple.

" Weather is not climate."

- Eric Kingrea, Vice Impact 05.18

"well i thought we were getting close to backpack season... then it snowed a foot"

"totally normal hiking conditions for may"

Winter Sports Trend Research

Insights gathered for ski manufacture and ski apparel industry.

Mood Board

Key Words: Transitional, Sensorial, Technical

Layering System

Four Part System for fluctuating conditions.

Layer One

Layer Two

Layer Three + Four

Design Prototype

Winter & Spring Colorways.

 © 2019 BY BRITTANY LYDSTER

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