Fashion Futures Finalist 16: Sonia

Currently designing a garment inspired by a geometric gold jug she saw during a research trip to the V&A museum, Sonia Lutaj came to London last year after studying in

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Fashion Futures Finalist 15: Blythe

‘I’ve been looking at early punk,’ begins Blythe Brunt, who is currently in the throes of finishing a draped dress and structured corset. ‘There’s this punk duo called The Nova

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Fashion Futures Finalist 14: Annabelle

‘The whole thing is angular so I used a triangle stencil and overlapped them using pink, black and blue. The whole thing is covered in spray paint,’ begins Annabelle Moore,

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Fashion Futures Finalist 13: Nafisah

‘I feel like recently, there has been an opening in fashion towards diversity but I still feel that when it is diverse, it’s singled out,’ says Nafisah Miah, who is

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Fashion Futures Finalist 12: Abby

‘I’d prefer more fashion to be made in-house than overseas,’ says Abby Foley, a designer working on a piece for FAD that manages to combine the cut and colour of

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After leaving a research trip to the V&A inspired by the Victorian style of embroidery, Jordanah Mbabaz is designing a jumpsuit for her FAD piece, which she will debut on

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Fashion Futures Finalist 10: Lily

With an understanding that ‘in the fashion industry you have to be open to ideas,’ Lily Zou’s piece was originally inspired by sportswear but now says it has been more

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Fashion Futures Finalist 09: Ruth

‘FAD has confirmed everything I thought about fashion. I know it’s a lot of hard work but it’s worth it in the end,’ says Ruth Perry, who will be sharing

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Fashion Futures Finalist 07: Ellie

After coming across a modern pagoda at the V&A museum, Ellie Houghton is now in the process of putting finishing touches on a dress with four tiers. ‘FAD has given

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Fashion Futures Finalist 06: Edie

  Working with PVC, spraypaint and hand embroidery to create directional womenswear, Edie Flanagan has lots to contribute to the current conversations around identity, representation and ethics within the fashion

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