Gemma Rivett

“No, this is not a good town for psychedelic drugs. Reality itself is too twisted.”
― Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

1 |  GUTTER HIPPY is a six look printed menswear collection inspired by the psychotic breakdowns ofreturning Vietnam War veterans in the late 1970’s. Designed for the urban pretty boy, GUTTER HIPPYcaters to the ugly refugees of the love generation, taking inspiration from explosive psychedelic rock artworks.Finding its roots in Hell’s Angels biker culture, distorted flower power and heroin abuse; screen printing craft is usedalongside indirect procein dying,  foiling and discharge techniques to create abstracted, distorted, psychedelic prints onwools, denims, silks and leathers . A gutter-view-up dark edge to traditional psychedelia.

2| DARK ROMANCE is a six look androgynous menswear collection inspired by a design collaboration with HaiderAckermann. Driven by a moth eaten melancholy and designed for the tortured artist, this capsule caters to the luxury market.
inc. printed textiles and knit stories.

3| COACH X ALL WALKS FOR CATWALK is a mood driven capsule centred around the diversity of the New York commute, with an inclusive approach to feminine womenswear design.
inc. diverse body shapes, printed textiles.

4| OFF WHITE KIDZ is an trend driven childrenswear proposal for next generation of “kids of Soho & Mercer New York”. The collection acts as a“broke with expensive taste” hybrid. Gritty hip-hop inspired streetwear meets fifth avenue, driven byVirgil Abolh’s infamous declaration that Off White is “halfway between Celine and Supreme”.
inc. childrenswear, printed textiles