Fashion Futures 2019 – Workshop 6

The sixth workshop of the FAD Fashion Futures programme saw the students beginning to translate their 2-D designs into 3-D reality. They were finalising the first drafts of their patterns,

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Fashion Futures 2019 – Workshop 5

After a Saturday off for half term, the Fashion Futures students came back refreshed and ready for an intensive morning’s pattern cutting! The fifth workshop of the Fashion Futures programme

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Fashion Futures 2019 – Workshop 4

The content-packed fourth workshop began with an introduction to technical drawings, the specifications designers send to manufacturers, including all the technical details necessary to construct the garment as intended – such

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Fashion Futures 2019 – workshop 3

The third week of workshops had the students trying different ways of developing their design ideas – in 3-D, draping fabric on the stand, and in 2-D, with pen and

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Fashion Futures 2019 – Workshop 2

After last Saturday’s intensive creative research day, this week the Fashion Futures students got hands-on with introductions to pattern cutting, draping, and sewing on the industrial machines – all key

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FAD named winner of NatWest Skills and Opportunities Fund

A huge thank you to all of you who Voted FAD and shared our campaign last November.  We’re delighted to have been selected as one of the beneficiaries of NatWest’s

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Fashion Futures 2019 Launches at V&A

The 15th edition of Fashion Futures, FAD’s award-winning programme of industry-led fashion workshops for teens, launched on Saturday 26th January 2019 at the V&A in South Kensington.   2019’s cohort

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2018 Fashion Futures Final: Press Round-Up

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2018 Fashion Futures Final: Show Report

As London Fashion Week drew to a close, twenty young designers made a memorable debut at the FAD Fashion Futures Final Monday evening. Through FAD’s unique Fashion Futures programme, these

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Fashion Futures Finalist 20: Faika

‘I have religious beliefs and I didn’t want to compromise them,’ begins Faika-Rudaba Chowdbury, an FAD finalist and designer working on a jacket inspired by modestwear. ‘I want to make

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