INTOFashion Insights: Richard Bruce, Mentor

Richard Bruce’s career began in the 70s when, after educating at Kingston University, he landed a job as assistant designer for Valentino in Rome. Since then he’s gone on to

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INTOFashion Insights: Edwina Davy, Programme Coordinator

Edwina was first introduced to FAD through a friend and ex-colleague. After retiring from her role as senior designer and manager at Marks & Spencer, she was keen to carry

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INTOFashion Success Stories: Francesca

Francesca Valorsa’s relationship with FAD goes back to 2007, when she took part in Fashion Futures. Since then she has studied Fashion Design at Ravensbourne University, specialising in womenswear, worked

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INTOFashion Success Stories: Serife

Serife Niyazi’s first introduction to FAD was in 2012, when she was put forward for Fashion Futures by her A-level textiles tutor because she was falling behind the rest of

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Pattern Cutting Masterclasses – Open to all

We’re excited to announce an exclusive series of practical, specialist pattern cutting masterclasses, where you can learn to draft patterns from scratch using standard and custom measurements Tailored Skirt |

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2019 Fashion Futures Finalists: Lena, 17

“I based my project on plants and flowers, so I bleached all of the material, and I tried to make it look like stems, and it kind of associates itself

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2019 Fashion Futures Finalists: Maya, 17

“Having gradually seen the formation and development of my garment, it was like a dream to finally see the outcome on the runway. I felt immensely proud of myself and

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2019 Fashion Futures Finalists: Shaun, 19

“The inspiration for my garment came from Montaña Vinicunca in Peru. The mountain holds colours of blues, pinks, yellows, and oranges, which you usually wouldn’t see in nature. My thoughts

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2019 Fashion Futures Finalists: Aaiza, 18

“I took inspiration from Iranian ceramics and tiles in the V&A which had dramatic floral patterns in different colours such as cerulean and sapphire.  I also looked at dresses in

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2019 Fashion Futures Finalists: Anna Sofia, 17

“So for my project I decided to get something that’s very sophisticated like a suit, which guys are mainly known for wearing, so I thought let’s make a feminine power

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