In the first our blog posts from the Knitting & Stitching show FAD are proud to unveil the six finished garments, hand embroidered by sixty young people from schools, colleges

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Sixty young people from East London will showcase garments they have collectively embroidered at London palaces this month, thanks to the New East London Embroiderers (NELE) project run by FAD.

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Proving they know how to style it up for an occasion, the 2012 FAD Junior Award finalists didn’t disappoint when they turned out for the catwalk final at London Fashion

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LOOK! FAD Finalist Features in Look Magazine

It’s been a very exciting day at the FAD office! We arrived at work this morning to discover the 2012 FAD Junior Awards has been featured in this week’s edition of

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Last night saw the official launch of the FAD Leadership Academy Programme at the Africa Centre in Covent Garden. Young people, industry guests, teachers and friends gathered to celebrate the

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The FAD team are busy getting ready for the 2012 FAD Junior Awards, set to take place on Tuesday 18th September at Vauxhall Fashion Scout as part of their official

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After a summer of stitching the NELE volunteers have been busy turning the New East London Embroiderers finished pieces into wearable garments. Under the leadership of fashion designer Lisa Friedl,

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FAD was delighted to be asked by London-based social enterprise, WALTZ, to run a careers driven workshop for young people from schools in Southwark. WALTZ teenagers with London streetwear designers

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One of the highlights of the recent FAD & Wallis Fashion Active project was the ‘Careers Carousel’ – an afternoon of informal talks and mentoring from the Wallis fashion team.

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Week two at Hackney CVS and FAD welcomes the next group of enthusiastic New East London Embroiderers to our temporary stitching studio in the heart of Dalston. “I’d never heard

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