Claire graduated from Brighton University with a degree in Fashion and Textile Design with Business Studies, specialising in constructed woven textiles. She worked for 15 years as cabin crew with British Airways, during which time she was able to work with the BA design team on the development of the new uniform introduced in collaboration with Julien MacDonald. She also worked for Chris Levine, a renowned artist famous for his holographic portraits.
Claire is passionate about creativity and adventure. At any opportunity she will be sewing, quilting, drawing, photographing, printmaking, mudlarking or beachcombing. Claire was fortunate to have travelled to a wide variety of countries during her time with British Airways and continues to explore new and favourite places whenever possible.