Daisy Collingridge crafts wearable, stitched suits inspired by what’s contained beneath our skin. The artist’s background is in fashion, but “her practice has continued to revolve around textiles and fabric manipulation but has developed into the realms of sculpture and performance,” her site says.
Seiran Tsuno’s ghostly dresses rest above the bearer and recontextualize the human body. The Japanese artist’s fluorescent creations are designed using a 3D pen, and in creating this work, Tsuno cites her 75-year-old grandmother has her muse.
Leeroy New’s otherworldly wearable art comes from found objects and discarded plastics, with the multidisciplinary artist’s vision making vibrancy out of the overlooked. New’s practice encompasses both wearable and installation art, as his major public works have turned heads in his native Philippines and beyond.
Vanessa Davis, also known as The Skulltress, crafts surreal characters through wizardry in makeup and wearable art. The artist’s motif of skulls, she has said, is partially influenced by her English and Mexican heritage. Through her Instagram account, the artist shares both tutorials and collaborations with other artists.
Threadstories is an artist based in Ireland who crafts both engrossing and humorous textile masks. The wearable works take on new characteristics in motion, which she displays on the Threadstories Instagram account.
Erica Gray’s wearable works, such as “Coral Cluster,” can appear as both monstrous and elegant. The artist has garnered several honors for her pieces, several within the World of WearableArt awards banner. She says her work in wearables shows her interest in “exotic materials, natural structures and incorporated 3D technologies.”