Postcolonial Theory

Postcolonial Theory

Your personal ensemble of garments to an extent demonstrates an expression of individual identity; however, I am inquiring into how our clothed performances of identity present our aspirations and furthermore the source of such fantasies. My research epistemology asks these questions in relation to my practice as a fashion designer specialising in concept design....

Graduate Work in Progress Solo Exhibition

Graduate Work in Progress Solo Exhibition

Glasgow School of Art, Project Space 1 December 9-12, 2019 Melody Uyanga Ramsay is a fashion polymath, who sees fashion as a means to explore ideas of identity and self-expression. Ramsay is interpreting what it means to have a voice in modern fashion, exploring ideas of identity and aspiration through her work, as she’s been...

Semper Ad Meliora

Semper Ad Meliora

 Always towards greater things. Semper Ad Meliora was born as a playful capsule collection which served to continue my 3rd year research into sustainability-meets-luxury apparel and accessories. Launching into a stripped down palette of wools, cashmere and leather, the collection presents classic staples, such as gowns and bags, embroidered with the phrase ‘Semper Ad...

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...

GSA Fashion Show 2019

GSA Fashion Show 2019

My 2019 3rd Year Fashion Show collection explored the functionality of Mongolian nomadic living in contrast to today’s luxury accessory industry. I dissected the translation of an adornment from one culture to another, this process highlights the contradictions present between them.   I reflected upon my own upbringing and the practicality of Mongolian equestrian clothing, Thus toying...

Window Installation Commission 2018

Window Installation Commission 2018

Flourish/ˈflʌrɪʃ/Submitverb1. (of a living organism) grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way, especially as the result of a particularly congenial environment. ‘Flourish‘ is a large window display project in partnership with COLAB which asks us to consider how a city itself can flourish and in particular Glasgow in light of the recent fire...

Renaissance 2017 – 1st Year Fashion

Renaissance 2017 – 1st Year Fashion

In a subtle homage to historic french renaissance dress fashions I began to push for another language, a different way to talk about the charm of the old and beautiful combined with eccentric proportions and casting. I wanted to dissect contemporary idioms, making eclectically mismatched separates with a quirky vintage flavour, along with precious...