Fashion Futures 2016: The Construction Game

After weeks of research, design and pattern cutting prep this week saw the Fashion Futures students start to make their garments a reality, as construction got into full swing.

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Fashion Futures 2016: Print Works

  During the half term FAD held an optional print workshop for 2016’s Fashion Futures intake. The young people had the opportunity to learn two printing techniques during the session; heat

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PRESS: FAD COMPETITION FINALISTS IN GUARDIAN

We love it when the talented young people we work with get the recognition they deserve. Cue this week’s article in the Guardian online, featuring two of our FAD Competition

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2016 FAD COMPETITION FINAL: LONDON FASHION WEEK

As London Fashion Week gets into full swing this weekend, undergraduates from universities across the UK prepare to go head-to-head in the 2016 FAD Competition final at Fashion Scout next week.

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2016 FAD Competition: Jury Day

This week FAD hosted a jury panel to select the winners of the 2016 FAD Competition ahead of this month’s catwalk final. With 17 finalists presenting the best in UK

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FASHION FUTURES: Teens Get Technical

Our teen recruits were put through their paces this weekend, as they embarked on the first stage of creating their paper pattern – learning how to draft a technical spec

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FASHION FUTURES: Desi Designs

The last Saturday of January saw our young beneficiaries working on their garment designs as well as honing their sewing skills. For the third week running 16-19 year olds from

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FASHION FUTURES: MASTER DRAPERS

One week on from the Fashion Futures launch at the V&A, our young recruits head to Hackney and Lewisham for the start of practical FAD workshops. This time of year

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FASHION FUTURES LAUNCHES AT V&A

It was a crisp winters morning at the V&A as nearly 100 teenagers from across the capital turned out for the launch of Fashion Futures 2016. FAD were delighted to

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My Black Icons: Paul Robeson & Una Marson

FAD alumnus and volunteer Clara talks to us about two Black Icons of The British Jazz Age – Paul Robeson and Una Marson. Clara you have chosen two people to inspire

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