May 30, 2013 3:13PM

Oyster Fashion: PAGEANT x Rene Vaile x Megha Kapoor

Fashion from the future and beyond!

Kate Renoylds and Amanda Cummings are two half of the whole that is Melbourne based label PAGEANT. Having previously worked for the likes of Raf Simons and Christopher Kane, they recently branched out from menswear to release their first womenswear collection.

Megha Kapoor: Who are you?
Amanda: Amanda Cumming, one half of PAGEANT.
Kate: Kate Reynolds, the other half of PAGEANT.

What do you do?
Amanda & Kate: Make clothes, make art and have fun!

Why?
As Louise Bourgeois would say, "Art is a guarantee of sanity."

For how long?
Amanda: We have been friends for nearly 12 years.
Kate: PAGEANT started in late 2010.

What's in the future?
Collaborations.

Favourite...
Model:
Street casting.
Season: SS13/14.
City: Melbourne.

Womenswear...
Inspiration:
Japan, Memphis and tomboy teen dreams. 
Shape: Hearts and stars.
Colour: Candy pink.
Smell: Sherbet.
Texture: Shiny.
Sweet or salty: Sweet.
Fabric: Nylon.
Song: 'The Throning' by Hype Williams.
Film: The Pillow Book.

Menswear...
Inspiration:
Jamaica, Memphis and high school rude boys.
Shape: Rectangular.
Colour: Hyper blue.
Smell: Ocean.
Texture: Furry.
Sweet or salty: Salty.
Fabric: Terry towel.
Song: 'Yuh Love' by Vybz Kartel.
Film: Rockers.

All clothes by PAGEANT, shoes by Miharayasuhiro x Puma from ASSIN

Photography: Rene Vaile
Fashion: Megha Kapoor
Hair & Makeup: Sarah Tammer
Model: Taylor @ IMG

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