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Fashion Interview: Gemma Marissa Designs

Jemma Crow interviews Gemma Marissa - a crafty London-based accessories designer from Yorkshire with a penchant for The Secret Garden and 1940s fashion…

Written by Jemma Crow

Illustration by Jenny Robins

This could become confusing as I’m interviewing the fabulous Gemma Marissa, recipe more about designer of the most beautiful crocheted jewellery and accessories I have ever seen. Gemma (the designer) and Jemma (the interviewer), both from Yorkshire and both in love with all things crafty. I think I could have a newfound friend.

It seems Gemma has always been the creative type “making things with whatever she found in her mother’s sewing box” and was soon whisked off to the big city to attend the Chelsea College of Art & Design. Having worked her way from student to designer (in every position along the way), she started her own accessories label in the summer of 2008 and has been working on the line ever since. 

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