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40 of Tomorrow: Matty Bovan

In Matty Bovan’s world, dressing for a normal day involves skyscraper hats made of pots, pans or balloons, bright-colored hair dye, glitter eye shadow and textured layers piled up on top of each other.
It’s a delightful, exuberant vision that has been luring London industry leaders from the get-go: Vivienne Westwood is often found backstage at Bovan’s shows, Stephen Jones has been collaborating with the designer on hats and Katie Grand has been styling his shows ever since he was part of the emerging designer collective Fashion East, bringing a clutch of major models with her, including Winnie Harlow and Adwoa Aboah.
Bovan hand-crafts his clothes from his home in Yorkshire, where he resides with his parents. The 28-year-old has been nominated for the British Emerging Talent – Women’s Wear category at the Fashion Awards 2018 in London, and is a recipient of this year’s BFC NEWGEN bursary. He graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2015 with an MA specializing in knitwear. His 12-look graduate collection featured sculptural knits, which earned him the L’Oréal Professionel Creative Award, closely followed by the LVMH Graduate Prize 2015.
Even though his collections might appear difficult to commercialize, his ability to combine texture and pattern quickly spoke to

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