Ruaa is a Libyan born Illustrator and Designer, based in London, UK. She recently graduated with a degree in Fashion Textiles from London College of Fashion, where she specialised in Print design. She finds inspiration in fashion history, pop culture and art culture. Elmansuri also has an aptitude for exploring the fairytale world and other realms, discovered in our childhood.

Her approach is curated by the usage of both traditional and digital materials and mediums and supports multidisciplinary collaborating in forming final outcomes. Thie ‘Once Upon a Dream’ collection takes inspiration from fairytales and the regency era, using a romantic approach, with influence from nature, in creating a delicate, light and ethereal collection.

Photographer: Sofia Wilkinson-Steel
Hair/Makeup Artist: Nibras
Models: Jamilya Kuanysheva, Allegra Cook, Jessie Wang.