Black girls simultaneously face the difficulties of racism and sexism; however, when combined with adultification, life becomes more challenging.  Adultification is the objectification of black girls and the robbing of

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Lydiah Holder

The tote bag I have created is influenced by my first experience of racism that I can explicitly recall. I was around fourteen years old when I was told by

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Jade Lindo

Being a first generation child of immigrant heritage, it is very important to bring light to the gravity of the impact of standards, conditions and environments my ancestors have endured;

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Eden Saunders

I am your typical born and raised London girl. Yet, that sentence holds a different meaning depending on who you ask. Having grown up in South East London, as a

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FAD’s 2020 Graduates

2020 is a tough year to be graduating.  Lockdown interrupted final year student’s graduate collections, and left many without access to the support and equipment they needed to complete their

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FAD Loves River

FAD & River Island collaborate to offer FAD alumni online mentoring during lockdown. We’re excited to share work from our #FADlovesRiver lockdown collaboration – where River Island designers mentored FAD students online,

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#FashionFutures2020 Workshop 7: Garment Construction

We’re proud of our Fashion Futures 2020 students who made it to the workshop on Saturday and made amazing progress in constructing their toiles. We are closely following advice from

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#FashionFutures2020 Workshop 6: Pattern Cutting

In the sixth workshop of the Fashion Futures programme, students completed their paper patterns, and started work on their toiles. After finalising their pattern amendments and adding seam allowances, students

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#FashionFutures2020 Week 5: Pattern Cutting

The fifth workshop in the Fashion Futures programme was an opportunity for students to work intensively on the paper patterns for their garment designs. With the help of FAD’s expert

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#FashionFutures2020 Workshop 4: Technical Drawing, Identifying Fabrics & Pattern Cutting

In the fourth workshop in the Fashion Futures programme, students’ design ideas started to come to life, as we worked on technical drawings, explored different fabrics and launched into pattern

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