Chatham Girl

Art and fashion inspired by found objects insistently grabs my attention every time. When I came across the quirky stylings of  Zara Carpenter aka Chatham Girl, I was immediately drawn to the bright colors and dream-like premise of her latest collection of bespoke hats. Zara lists Mark Ryden, Edward Gorey, Oscar Wilde, Lewis Carroll and Angela Carter as a few of her muses. I think I would like this girl.

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The contrast-heavy photography is an attention grabber in itself, and reminiscent of a Zink Magazine editorial I fell in love with ages ago.

To visit Zara's Etsy store click here.