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FAD STORIES

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Nurdan Sinal

Fashion Futures

Dropping out of college doesn’t sound like a good idea, but for 17 year old Nurdan it’s a chance to start a new chapter in her quest for a fashion career.

Nurdan's Story

Philip Luu

Trustee

We catch up with Trustee and Volunteer Philip 6 years on from when he first encountered FAD as a Fashion Futures student in 2010

Philip's Story

Habon Jama

Outreach

In the year prior to joining FAD Leadership Academy Habon was unemployed and not in education. Here she writes about her experiences and how FAD helped her find direction

Habon's Story

Andrea Giraldo

Careers

After winning Fashion Futures Andrea was selected by George at Asda as a mentee. Here she writes about her experience of being mentored by industry professional

Andrea's Story

Delores Oblitey

Volunteer

After completing her Masters in Knitwear Design and Delores wanted to give back to the community and support other young creatives. She talks to us about her experience as a first time volunteer.

Delores' Story

Aysha Simpson

INTO Fashion

Aysha Simpson knows better than anybody that working in retail after you’ve graduated can be hard to say the least. But being involved with FAD’s INTO Fashion program led her to secure a job with supplier Alison Hayes, where is an Assistant Designer. 

Aysha's Story

Angela Senior

Mentor

As a member of our volunteering scheme, Angela mentors not one but two young people from the FAD INTOFashion Programme sponsored by Trust for London.

Angela's Story

Milly Jackson

FAD Competition

Back summer 2011 FAD Competition winner Milly Jackson completed a three week placement with Whistles as part of her FAD prize. The experience proved to be a valuable one, as she has just seen her first freelance commission go live on the Whistles website.

Milly's Story