Maximilian Raynor is a designer and writer, currently enrolled on the Fashion Design with Marketing BA course at Central Saint Martins. He also works as menswear design assistant at J W ANDERSON.
Raynor focuses on historical details in both menswear and womenswear, often using literary characters and classical art as inspiration for his work. The London-based designer previously worked for renowned vintage collector Steven Philip as coordinator of Philip’s expansive fashion archive.
As well as assisting the costume designer Grace Snell on the set of ‘The Souvenier: Part II’, Raynor has also worked at Vivienne Westwood, Mulberry and in the John Smedley Knitwear archives cataloguing historical garments.
The student designer has dressed Grammy award winning rapper Koffee for Notion Magazine, elite model Georgia Palmer for Dansk Magazine and most recently rising star Shygirl for her ‘TASTY’ music video. Raynor also participated in a ShowStudio panel discussing Vivienne Westwood.