Montana Williamson

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Montana Williamson is a freelance knitwear designer, creative and alumni from Central St Martins.  Her creative practice revolves around knitwear and textile futures. She has collaborated with designers including Dolce and Gabbana, Bruce Aice Aime and Jasper Gavida. Her graduate collection entitled future beauty won the 2011 UK Handkniting Association Award. Her work is a combination of Handknitting and crochet,  she uses three dimensional pieces. Her award winning work marries elements  of sustainability and fashion, her work questions the social issues of waste within the fashion industry.

She now works for the luxury fashion brand Kate Spade New York where she is the European Visual Manager. Within this role Montana works with  fashion and creates a relationship with fashion to attract engage and motivate individuals within the retail environments. Styling is used to provoke reactions.

Three words which describe my practice include Tactile knitwear, sustainability and ethical