Originally from Devon, Jessie's family moved to Scotland in 1992. A passionate fashion designer, Jessie funded herself through a degree course at the Gray's School of Art. She proved herself to be an exceptional student, possessing sophisticated technical skills as well as an aptitude for critical thinking.
In 2013 Jessie's graduate collection, entitled Getting it Wrong, won the BP Design Award. She was subsequently invited to contribute to exhibitions as well as being offered the position of Graduate in Residence.
Jessie has taught workshops in pattern making, construction and illustration. She was accepted onto the MA in Fashion Artefact at the London College of Fashion and continues to enjoy working on challenging and diverse projects.
How the Award Helped
Jessie received an Award to fund her masters studies at the London College of Fashion, offering her the opportunity to refine her skills and develop her brand identity.