Angy Morton is an avant-garde fashion designer. She provides an exclusive, bespoke fashion service for individuals and boutiques. She draws on extensive experience to work with her clients to produce personalised designs that are stylish and eye-catching from her studio in the English Lake District. She doesn't follow convention and believes the mainstream fashion industry has too many square boxes and too many rules. "I'm more of a creative artist," she says. "For me, fashion should be free and engaging and creative and, in my world, creativity and regulation are two separate things. They cannot live together."
Angy's business is centred on bespoke outfits - one-off designs or customised versions of the clothes in her collections. However, she offers everything from recycled clothing and quality alterations, to haute couture confections that would grace any red carpet. Her speciality is creating something unique and 'different', and she is always challenging that fine line between the street and the catwalk.
Angy inherited her flair for dressmaking from her grandmother, a dressmaker, who first allowed her to use a sewing machine when she was only six years old, though she was stitching long before that. "My grandmother was very mathematical.," recalls Angy, "the designing side is creative but if you don't understand the technical side, it's very difficult to ."