Ella Roberts specialises in corsetry and creative pattern cutting for womenswear. The designers ballet background and love for the theatrical arts, makes for romantic designs, whilst also taking inspiration from the current climate crisis.
As a current pattern cutting student at the London College of Fashion, Ella focuses on bringing awareness to current climate and social issues through the use of creative cutting.
Her collection ‘Need and Greed’ aims to bring to light the issues surrounding the greed struggle within the fishing industry, this was executed by mirrored pattern pieces which resulted in an excessive amount of fabric being used for each garment. The designers second collection used a similar technique, working with the idea of a contour drawing to build voluminous garments.
Ella is currently producing hand-made, fully boned corsets, some of which are up-cycled from vintage clothing and others using graphic, textured prints.