Draw In Light create free-hand silk screen-prints that tug hard at our notions of carefree cool, of skateboarding, endless summers, sun bleached hair, sitting on stoops in the city, riding bikes and staying out all night. All our associations with 'freedom', all our hazy nostalgia is caught in the prints of this emerging ready to wear label.
But their's is a quiet sort of cool. Without fads of gimmicks, minus runway shows but with clean and simple cuts, Harriet Barford and Polly Wilkinson are developing their label and steadily building collections of unique prints.
For AW12 the pair looked at anatomy to produce among others, a blood red maxi dress, a finely printed rib cage and spine dress and another featuring ghost like green branches creeping up from the hem.
After exhibiting during London Fashion Week, we headed to the designers studio under the rafters of an old industrial space to find out more.