FAD Stories: #FashionFutures2018 – Gokcen

Gokcen is currently in the process of making a menswear jacket with a retro, vintage look and during her time with FAD, has learnt all manner of skills, including how

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FAD Stories: #FashionFutures2018 – Oliver

‘Before I came to FAD I didn’t have a clue about pattern-cutting, cutting out garments or any of the technical terms,’ says Oliver, a student currently working on a sweater

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FAD Stories: Francesca, Fashion Futures Volunteer

Francesca is returning to Fashion Futures after a break of ten years – she first took part as a teenager back in 2007. This season of FAD is Francesca’s first

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FAD Stories: Jamie, Fashion Futures Volunteer

Jamie, an Assistant Menswear Designer, is part of the team of volunteers from our sponsors ASOS who’ve helped to make 2018’s Fashion Futures workshops such a success. Having worked at

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After weeks of hard work, the final week of the Fashion Futures programme began in earnest as the students made final preparations ahead of their presentations. This was the chance

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FAD #fashionfutures2018 – workshop 8

The last practical workshop of the Fashion Futures programme began in a flurry of activity as the students came to the realisation that they only had four hours left to

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FAD #fashionfutures2018 – workshop 7

The seventh week of the FAD Fashion Futures programme took place on a cold, snowy day in East London. The students braved the travel disruption caused by storm Emma to

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FAD Fashion Futures x ASOS Work Shadowing Day

Fashion Futures 2017 Award Winners Vicky, Keir, Sezuthi and Tyana won the unique experience of a work shadowing day with the team at ASOS.  Tyana and Sezuthi report on what

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#BlackIcons takeover at II Temple Place

Members of FAD’s Heritage Lottery Funded Black Icons project had the chance to share the inspiring stories of the Black British trailblazers they researched for their Black Icons of the

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FAD #fashionfutures2018 – workshop 5

The fifth workshop of FAD Fashion Futures 2018 began with the students continuing to pattern cut their designs. Could the students prove they were a ‘cut’ above the rest? With

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