FAD Stories: Habon

In the year prior to joining the FAD Leadership Academy, Habon had dropped out of university after the first term and was unemployed.  Here she writes about her experience, and how working

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V&A x FAD Portfolio Week

V&A x FAD Portfolio Workshop Week triumphs for another year, as our young creatives walk away with a jam-packed portfolio.   Last week we hosted five creative portfolio workshop days with

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Fashion Futures 2017 Summer School

FAD Fashion Futures Summer School complete, the road to London Fashion Week begins! Our FAD Fashion Futures 2017 summer school is officially over, which means we have 20 garments all

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FAD x Skinners Academy Sustainability Workshop

The human and environmental cost of fast fashion is shockingly bad. We held a workshop at Skinner’s Academy in our home borough of Hackney to raise awareness about how the

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FAD ON BUZZFEED

The FAD Black Icons project was written up in Buzzfeed News as part of their UK Black History Month thread. Journalist Fiona Rutherford interviewed FAD staffer Joanna and and FAD

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Our Black Icons Magazine Launches Today!

Our latest project launches today after a year of hard work! #BlackIcons is an FAD initiative and magazine celebrating the inspirational stories of 13 Black Icons from the British Jazz Age. Thirty-seven young

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INTO FASHION: TREND FORECASTING MASTERCLASS

This months masterclass was hosted by Jane Kellock, FAD Trustee and volunteer. Jane is an industry heavyweight – Creative Director of Unique Style Platform and The Women’s Room blog. She

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Fashion Futures 2016: The Finishing Touches

  Where has the time gone?! The Fashion Futures teens are now putting the final touches on their toiles in preparation for the panel of industry experts to assess. 20

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INTO FASHION: MEET THE DESIGNERS

This month’s Masterclass was a unique opportunity for the INTO Fashion recruits to meet and quiz the designers behind some of the high street’s leading brands. Two women at very

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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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