Conceptual Carry-a-Bag created from one singular form and folded to create a unique bag with internal handles.
The bags front and back hand printed graphics are designed to become a visual extension of the users arm.
Ideal for the fashion forward and as a unique gift idea!
Cope's work transcends traditional boundaries of fashion design and fine art. They are hybrid installations that is perhaps only possible in a gallery but that nonetheless creates a wearable garment and suggests alternative futures for fashion design.
One of her most recent commissions by Silverstone for ‘Formula Fashion’ was a transforming garment in leather carbon fibre and Kevlar showcased at the British Grand Prix 2011 and toured as part of the cultural Olympiad.
Cope has created accessory and design products for concept boutiques design stores and art galleries including DADA meeting point Milan and V & A museum London.
An Exhibitor at many major design shows: Origin London Design festival 100% Design Design Show Liverpool and Pulse In 2009 her ‘To Have and To Hold’ hooks range were recognised for their forward thinking functions and aesthetics in the Grand Designs Samsung ‘House of the Future’
Jo Cope is visiting fashion lecturer at Nottingham Trent and De Montfort University and creates conceptual fashion workshop days for both galleries and schools relating to her most recent works.