Festival Season preparation part 1

This month at Hissy Fit we’ve been preparing for the festival season, and up-cycling old stock. We’ve decided to use last years left over festival cuffs and turn them into belts. It was my task to prototype different belts by unpicking all the cuff and inserting a band of elastic to make them wearable. Continue reading


What Have I Been Up To In My Spare Time?

Drawing has always been a favourite hobby of mine, and since being at university I have always enjoyed creating illustrations. After also getting the chance to do an internship which allowed me to improve my illustration skills, I have decided I want to do some for myself to help improve my personal portfolio. Continue reading

So Far…

What I have learnt so far from doing a professional enhancement year is that doing an internship was the best decision I made. Just from the past six months I have gained some valuable hands on experience. As someone who wishes to one have an established brand and my own business, an internship has given me an insight to the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve this. Continue reading


Commuting is a thing that pretty much nearly everyone will go through in their life. As I am unable to drive that means most of my days consist of a lot of walking, catching a bus and finally a train. I can safely say commuting will never ever be a peaceful or enjoyable activity. Also as an intern, it’s rare you will find somewhere which pays you a wage but if your lucky they may be nice enough to cover your travelling expenses, which is a plus! Continue reading