Creating collections as a young designer comes with many constraints, going back to school lifted these and allowed for me to be as creative as I possibly could. It’s a lonely world at times too so being around like minded people again was also good for my thoughts and self development.
The quality and the richness. I suppose you have to feel it for yourself to know!
What were the inspirations for the SS09 & A/W 09 collections?
Each season is a journey for me, an experiment almost to which I seek to find answers. For every season I like to write, as I find words and my imagination more inspiring than a visual image. Therefore for every season I like to write a Narrative. SS09 was about the Man Boy. Analyzing the male form and how the fashion of the body and character have changed over time. With this I played on a character to develop into my brand image. He’s called the ‘Man Boy’ and will remain a part of Omar Kashoura for some time. AW09 was about high society, nouveau riche meets the sloane ranger. Etiquette within the man, and a gentle persuasion to society in these hard times to wear our best every day.