FAD Stories: #FashionFutures2018 – Stephanie

Working on a one-piece made up of both a cape and a top, with two separate patterns, Stephanie’s garment is a complex one. With the help of the professional volunteers

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FAD Stories: #FashionFutures2018 – Gokcen

Gokcen is currently in the process of making a menswear jacket with a retro, vintage look and during her time with FAD, has learnt all manner of skills, including how

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FAD Stories: #FashionFutures2018 – Oliver

‘Before I came to FAD I didn’t have a clue about pattern-cutting, cutting out garments or any of the technical terms,’ says Oliver, a student currently working on a sweater

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FAD Stories: Francesca, Fashion Futures Volunteer

Francesca is returning to Fashion Futures after a break of ten years – she first took part as a teenager back in 2007. This season of FAD is Francesca’s first

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FAD Stories: Jamie, Fashion Futures Volunteer

Jamie, an Assistant Menswear Designer, is part of the team of volunteers from our sponsors ASOS who’ve helped to make 2018’s Fashion Futures workshops such a success. Having worked at

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FAD Fashion Futures x ASOS Work Shadowing Day

Fashion Futures 2017 Award Winners Vicky, Keir, Sezuthi and Tyana won the unique experience of a work shadowing day with the team at ASOS.  Tyana and Sezuthi report on what

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FAD x MISSONI – ONE YEAR ON | Danielle Stradomsky

A designer originally from Manchester and with a degree in Fashion Design from Nottingham Trent University, Danielle Stradomsky has always had a huge interest in the fields of fashion and

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FAD x MISSONI – ONE YEAR ON | Zoe Leach

A graduate of the Manchester Fashion Institute, Zoe Leach brought a collection inspired by characteristics of the spatialism art movement to the FAD catwalk last February. ‘I incorporated thread work

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FAD x MISSONI – ONE YEAR ON | Sophie Whatling

‘My interest in fashion springs from my interest in art and painting at a young age,’ begins Sophie Whatling, explaining what it is about fashion that first captured her attention.

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FAD x MISSONI – ONE YEAR ON | Amy Carter

Having specialised in Fashion Knitwear design at university, Amy Carter is a designer with a keen eye for the process that exists between turning a raw material into a final

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