Claire McKinney

Photo of Claire McKinney

Visiting Instructor Fashion Design cmckinne@pratt.edu 718.636.3415 p Brooklyn Campus, Steuben Hall 2

Current Course Listing (1)

20/FA-FASD-121-06 Drape & Construct I

Personal URL

http://cmck-nyc.com

Education

Pratt Institute, B.F.A. Fashion Design 2015

Biography

Claire McKinney is an independent fashion designer. Guided by found materials and experimental textile treatments, McKinney's work is primarily made to order and one-of-a kind in nature, exploring the instinctive artistry and nuance behind tailor-made garment creation. In 2015 McKinney partnered with New York label Maryam Nassir Zadeh, and continues to create editorial pieces for New York Fashion Week runway presentations. McKinney co-founded the label SC103 with fellow Pratt graduate, Sophie Andes-Gascon, in 2019. Their debut runway show received notable press coverage from Women's Wear Daily.