Fashion Futures Finalist 17: Monica

Constructing a garment based off of a leopard and lion design she saw at the V&A museum, Monica Hoilett says her piece has turned out darker than originally planned, both

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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 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 10: Lily

With an understanding that ‘in the fashion industry you have to be open to ideas,’ Lily Zou’s piece was originally inspired by sportswear but now says it has been more

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Fashion Futures Finalist 04: Asra

‘When you look at the amount of talented people there are and the fact that we always see the same things in fashion, it doesn’t add up. You don’t see

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Fashion Futures Finalist 03: Emmanuella

‘I feel like the fashion industry as a whole can be elitist, and everyone has this one perception of what things have to look like,’ explains FAD finalist Emmanuella Yiadom-Boakye,

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Fashion Futures Finalist 01: Stephanie

‘I would love to see more diversity in the fashion industry, especially when it comes to the catwalk,’ says Stephanie Daly, talking about the issues that underpin today’s fashion industry.

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#FashionFutures2018 – Summer School

The 2018 Fashion Futures finalists brought their garments to life in five intensive days at University of East London. They honed their pattern cutting, construction and finishing skills, overcoming obstacles with

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FAD x V&A Fashion Portfolio Workshops – July 2018

A week of inspiration, learning techniques and a lot of creativity brought together 15 young people at the V&A. We got to see the “Fashioned from Nature” and the Frida

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Fashion Futures 2018 Graduates: Serife Niyazi

Winner of Fashion Futures 2012, graduating from BA (Hons) Textiles: Knit with Business Studies, University of Brighton   Taking part in Fashion Futures was a valuable step in pushing me

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