Ralph Lauren 2019

Ralph Lauren 2019

“What I believe in is the timelessness of an attitude, the timelessness of style.” – Ralph Lauren Being accepted onto the Ralph Lauren International Creative Internship Program was a prestigious honour. Ralph Lauren is a world-class, global fashion manufacturing and lifestyle brand, with the U.S. headquarters on Madison Avenue, New York. I was assigned...

About

About

Melody Uyanga Ramsay, is a 2020 graduate from the Glasgow School of Art with a First Class BA (Hons) in Fashion Design. Alongside coursework she was also the Lead Representative for the School of Design and Deputy Warden at Blythswood House. Born in rural Mongolia to a Mongolian Mother and Scottish Father, Ramsay uses...

The Society of British Theatre Designers & School of Scenography

The Society of British Theatre Designers & School of Scenography

From November 2020 to January 2021 I am extremely grateful to have the magnificent Dana Pinto as my professional mentor from The Society of British Theatre Designers. Dana Pinto has an extensive design and educational career following completion of a BA(Hons) Theatre Design, PGD Scenography, MA Scenography, PGCE in Post-Compulsory Education from the Institute of Education at University...

GSA Sustainability Degree Show Prize

GSA Sustainability Degree Show Prize

My final year work focuses on ethics, sustainability and its intersections. I use fashion as a vehicle to discuss colonisation’s consistent legacy applied to aspirational fashion within the present day. In my final year I aim to be explicit about how we can change our consumer identity and the way we value our clothes as all...

Weave Collaboration with Nicha Wattanapongsin

Weave Collaboration with Nicha Wattanapongsin

Nicha Wattanapongsin and Melody Uyanga Ramsay have collaborated together to produce a capsule accessory collection supported by an exploration of woven textiles, sculpture, installation and photography. Their joint dialogue between art, craft and design draw from an effort to capture the melancholic sensibility of living in Scotland as Asian women, and finding a sense...

Final Year Style Outs

Final Year Style Outs

Through my toile style out experiments, I am investigating various demonstrations of identity performance and the sources from which these draw aesthetic and conceptual inspiration. I seek to understand identity performance in terms of authenticity; to what extent can performances of identity built upon a longing to belong to a nationality, social class, or...

Final Year Concept Boards

Final Year Concept Boards

Upon rumination, my work is ultimately an examination of the misappropriations of prescribed cultural ideals through fashion. As a material object, dress can make social distinctions tangible and prescribed, offering us opportunities for the reconciliation of social and individual identity. The intimate relationship between dress and identity has been strenuous to compose, as the...

Bridge of Weir Leather Sponsorship

Bridge of Weir Leather Sponsorship

Leather is an inherently environmentally friendly product. In essence, it takes a by-product and transforms it into a versatile and highly prized material – one which itself can be recycled when it has outlived its original use. I am proud to collaborate with the Bridge of Weir, learning from their rich history of craftmanship...