Meow Wolf is showing their first collection at Denver Fashion Week (DFW) on Tuesday, November 15, and fashion designer Kate Major is the face. With a trash theme, Major took inspiration from the garbage planet in Meow Wolf’s Exhibition Convergence Station.
“The broad idea is that it has to do with the exhibition,” Major said. “But it’s the way I like to work on a regular basis, mostly by recycling and reusing things that would otherwise be waste.”
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Before Mew Wolf, Major was a client of visiting entertainers. Ringling Bros. and Cirque du Soleil. There she helped to maintain their costumes. Although she always designed for herself, but it was notShe works with Meow Wolf just got her big break.
“When Convergence Station opened, I was inspired to design some crazy stuff,” Major said. “It was a great environment to design.”
For Major, it’s relatively easy to develop her ideas when she’s constantly surrounded by immersive art. SHe said she likes to walk around the exhibition and find inspiration during creative roadblocks. He showed wisdom.
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“I just look at the exhibition without thinking about an idea and say, ‘Oh, how can I create a creature based on this?’ I turned around. said the Major. “It’s a very interesting place to be and there’s no better place to get ideas out and wander.”
Major describes her designs as exotic, avant-garde, highly professional and collegiatepessimistic OpHer personal style setting. She likes to create unusual looks that allow people to use their imagination.
“If people see what I do and go, ‘Wow, that’s wild,’ then I feel like I’m done,” Major said.
With every crazy design, Major emphasizes that everything is recycled and reused.
During her time at Meow Wolf, she created a character called Slavey Nix.; Made from hundreds of sleeves she cut. Major turned the cards used in the exhibit into clothing — needless to say, sustainability is the backbone of her DFW collection.
“I wanted to push for everything to be recycled and recycled because it’s so important in fashion,” says Major. “The other thing is that if anyone is inspired by the looks they bring to the exhibit, you should come and see which exhibit to find out where they all came from.”
Major’s designs are scattered throughout the Meow Wolf gift shop and collection station exhibit.
Buy your Denver Fashion Week tickets here and see Major’s Meow Wolf debut collection.
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