SSJ is a Singapore-based artist and designer who enjoys working through the exploration of materials and techniques, specialising in creative pattern cutting and free-flow draping – with focus on asymmetry, fluidity and unconventional details - highlighting raw seams and edges. Her interests in art, music and dance heavily influence her creative vision, with attention to darker aesthetics and themes.
SSJ’s design vision is distinctively dark and deconstructed. The form of the body is highlighted through accentuated waistlines in asymmetrically-cut silhouettes. Drapes on the bias contours around the body, with layered flares creating fluidity in motion. Raw/frayed details adds textural touch and dimension to create interesting compositions. Comprehensive design considerations and construction process maximises and highlights each fabric’s properties, aims to achieve effortlessly put-together visuals.
D’arker than D’arkness - revolves around a muse, who holds an edgy and sensual persona. The mood calls for nonchalance and mystery. This collection brings out different levels of black with varying weights, surface textures and tonalities - fabrics ranging from floral jacquard to satin crepe. Deconstructed details are taken in control with clean technicality in seams and finishings. Contours around the body are held effortlessly with manipulated seam lines and drape of the fabric, with extended flares for fluidity and movement. The vision of an individual comforted by their presence and secured in their solitude.