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JESSICA TIERNEY IS AN EMERGING FASHION DESIGNER, CURRENTLY BASED IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA.

Jessica is looking for the opportunity to work with a renowned design house to advance her design skills and dreams of one day living in New York City.

Jessica’s passion is to design one-off couture pieces that make a statement. Her aptitude for design allows her to successfully combine fabrics, textures and hardware to create a refreshing aesthetic.

THE LABEL

CHAINED COUTURE. Jessica’s designs are detailed and focus on the unique use and application of hardware to create surface decoration and a point of difference. Her bespoke designs remain functional and exclusive. The collection includes personally designed stainless steel accessories that bring her designs to life.

THE COLLECTION

This collection, CHAINED; 40.7128° N, 74.0060° W aims to challenge the ordinary and create something unexpected, combining masculine aspects through hardware with feminine designs, to craft unique couture pieces.

All items in this collection have been designed and hand sewn personally by Jessica and are exclusively available as commissioned pieces. Please contact Jessica by email at jessica@chainedcouture.com.

The Inspiration

A collection inspired by New York City. Jessica travelled to NYC in 2015 and has constantly found herself drawn back to the city for inspiration.

“I wanted to express my emotional connection to the city and hence the use of the global co-ordinates CHAINED; 40.7128° N, 74.0060° W.  The collection explores the idea of literally being chained to the city. The collection is motivated by structure vs deconstruction and elegance which combined create the chain”

THE STORY

A recent graduate from the Whitehouse Institute of Design, Bachelor of Fashion Design, Jessica was awarded Designer of the Year.

For her efforts with her graduate collection, she has been selected to represent the Whitehouse Institute of Design at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences.
This exhibition acknowledges the talent of young upcoming Australian Designers and her collection is being exhibited at the Powerhouse Museum, in Sydney.
Jessica believes in setting trends and never following them, making every person feel unique and individual in her clothes. I aspire to design for everyone that wants to embrace and embody the chained label.

“Embody Difference. Be a part of the Chain”