Ejatu Shaw x Bianca Saunders x The Sunday Times Style Magazine
Trailblazer Bianca Saunders designs menswear from the perspective of the female gaze and was photographed by Studio PI’s Ejatu Shaw, for The Sunday Times Style Magazine.
Saunders’ wave making signature ruched shirts, broad shoulder jackets and sharp minimalist tailoring have been worn far and wide by various well known figures - most recently Nigerian superstar Wizkid, who brought a sense of allure to the fits.
With an emphasis on tailoring for menswear, Saunders brings her designs to life by infusing fun and her West Indian heritage into each piece, offering a hybrid between hypermasculinity and fluidity whilst maintaining an element of cultural familiarity.
The award winning creative director, alumnus of MA Menswear at Royal College of art and winner of this year’s renowned French Fashion award Andam prize, articulates her determination to break down stereotypes about women designing menswear and making the Bianca Saunders brand a household name.
The Art of Solitude is
a powerful photo-essay by London-based fashion and documentary photographer Ejatu Shaw, that featured in The Sunday Times Magazine. Perfectly capturing