2018 Black History Month Review

For Black History Month 2018, we’ve been spotlighting a diverse cross section of our designers whose identity informs their practice. Dotun Abeshinbioke Dotun Abeshinbioke (Fashion Futures 2013) Owner, SPOT For

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2018 Fashion Futures Final: Show Report

As London Fashion Week drew to a close, twenty young designers made a memorable debut at the FAD Fashion Futures Final Monday evening. Through FAD’s unique Fashion Futures programme, these

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Fashion Futures Finalist 20: Faika

‘I have religious beliefs and I didn’t want to compromise them,’ begins Faika-Rudaba Chowdbury, an FAD finalist and designer working on a jacket inspired by modestwear. ‘I want to make

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Fashion Futures Finalist 19: Rosie

Rosie Higgins is currently in the process of putting the final touches on a coat she’ll be debuting on the FAD catwalk during London Fashion Week this September. Passionate about

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Fashion Futures Finalist 18: Ade

With a background in computer science, Ade Joseph might be new to the fashion industry, but that’s not to say he’s any less experienced that any of the FAD finalists.

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Fashion Futures Finalist 16: Sonia

Currently designing a garment inspired by a geometric gold jug she saw during a research trip to the V&A museum, Sonia Lutaj came to London last year after studying in

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Fashion Futures Finalist 15: Blythe

‘I’ve been looking at early punk,’ begins Blythe Brunt, who is currently in the throes of finishing a draped dress and structured corset. ‘There’s this punk duo called The Nova

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Fashion Futures Finalist 14: Annabelle

‘The whole thing is angular so I used a triangle stencil and overlapped them using pink, black and blue. The whole thing is covered in spray paint,’ begins Annabelle Moore,

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Fashion Futures Finalist 13: Nafisah

‘I feel like recently, there has been an opening in fashion towards diversity but I still feel that when it is diverse, it’s singled out,’ says Nafisah Miah, who is

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Fashion Futures Finalist 12: Abby

‘I’d prefer more fashion to be made in-house than overseas,’ says Abby Foley, a designer working on a piece for FAD that manages to combine the cut and colour of

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