FAD Stories: Angela Senior

AS A MEMBER OF OUR VOLUNTEERING SCHEME ANGELA MENTORS NOT ONE BUT TWO YOUNG PEOPLE FROM THE FAD INTO FASHION PROGRAMME. INDUSTRY MENTORS ARE PIVOTAL IN HELPING OUR BENEFICIARIES ACHIEVE

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Fashion Futures: Hana & Anakin Visit George

After being crowned winner & runner-up at the 2015 Fashion Futures final, two of our talented teens Hana and Anakin, were invited to spend a day with the design team

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FAD STORIES: Sophie Watson

Sophie, 18, was a finalist in Fashion Futures 2015. She recently won an FAD x River Island competition resulting in a placement with their design team in West London. We catch up to talk

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Fashion Futures 2016: The Construction Game

After weeks of research, design and pattern cutting prep this week saw the Fashion Futures students start to make their garments a reality, as construction got into full swing.

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Fashion Futures 2016: Print Works

  During the half term FAD held an optional print workshop for 2016’s Fashion Futures intake. The young people had the opportunity to learn two printing techniques during the session; heat

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FAD Stories: Nurdan Sinal

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. 

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Black Icons: In Print

Volunteers have been working with FAD over the last few weeks to investigate and research Black Icons of the British Jazz Age.  The group will eventually share these findings with

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Black Icons: Ken ‘Snakehips’ Johnson

In celebration of Black History Month, FAD interviews young volunteers taking part in our Black Icons project, to find out which jazz age Brits have made a lasting impression on them.

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In the third of our research sessions, FAD’s young volunteers go behind the scenes at the Black Cultural Archives and meet with one of London’s leading black historians, Stephen Bourne.

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Black Icons: National Jazz Archives

The second in a series of research workshops takes our young heritage volunteers to the National Jazz Archive in Loughton. They arrived ready for two days of exploring Jazz Age England

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