Laurence Mputu - Simcock's Profile
My love of clothes sparked when I was a wee little child of about 8, 9 or 10 when I received my first barbie doll. I was impressed by the clothes that she wore and the way it fitted her body and I wanted to be able to dress her in different clothes. I didn't want to spend too much money on buying her clothes so I had an idea. The idea was to instead make her an outfit and this was when my love for designing started. I would find old pillow cases and duvet covers as well as old clothes that I owned to make her outfits and these would consist of dresses, skirts, tops and shirts. My sewing skills were lacking however with time they improved and I'd like to think that a talent and a fond of sewing was birthed.
I started to make my own clothes when I was studying for my A level and I would make unique skirts and t shirts for myself and relished in the idea that none else I knew where wearing these. I knew then that I…
- Born on February 26
- Joined April 22, 2012