, 2022-11-12 13:05:40,
Meow Wolf is showcasing their first ever collection at Denver Fashion Week (DFW) on Tuesday, Nov. 15 and costume designer Kate Major is the face of it. Themed TRASH, Major took inspiration from the trash planet in Meow Wolf’s exhibit Convergence Station.
“The broader idea is that it ties into the exhibit,” Major said. “But also a lot of it is just the way I like to normally work by recycling and reusing things that would otherwise become trash.”
Prior to Meow Wolf, Major was a costumier for touring entertainment like Ringling Bros and Cirque du Soleil. There, she helped upkeep their costumes. Though she always designed for herself, it wasn’t until her work with Meow Wolf that she got her big break.
“When Convergence Station was opening, I got really inspired to design some crazy stuff,” Major said. “It’s been a really good environment to design in.”
For Major, developing her concepts is relatively easy when constantly being surrounded by immersive art. She said that during creative roadblocks she likes to walk around her exhibit and find inspiration from the art showcased.
“When I can’t think of an idea I just wander the exhibit like “oh, based on this how can I create a creature?” Major said. “It’s a super fun…
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