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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#FashionFutures2020 Workshop 3: Sewing Skills and Garment Design

In the third workshop of the Fashion Futures series, students continued to build their portfolio of essential fashion skills with sessions on sewing skills and garment design. In last week’s

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INTOFashion: Masterclass with Four Seasons Recruitment

In our latest INTOFashion masterclass, David and Imogen from Four Seasons Recruitment talked CVs, LinkedIn, interviews, personal branding and more.  Read on for a sneak peek at their career advice gems.

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#FashionFutures2020 Workshop 2: Pattern Cutting & Draping

This week we got to grips with the building blocks of garment construction, exploring draping and flat pattern cutting as complementary methods to bring a design to life. Experimenting with

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Fashion Futures 2020 is live!

Fashion Futures 2020 kicked off with an inspiring day of presentations and primary research at the V&A. Young people from 19 London schools and colleges met at the museum’s Sackler

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