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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FAD Stories – Philip

  Philip grew up in Hackney, FAD’s home borough. He graduated from Westminster University last year and now works in the pattern room of a top international designer. With his

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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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ASOS at Fashion Futures Summer School

Volunteers from the ASOS Garment Technology and Design teams dropped by UEL  throughout the week to offer their expertise. Not only did they help our Fashion Future Finalists with their

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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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A Brief Chat with FF Volunteer Namoi

We wouldn’t be able to run our Fashion Futures workshops without the help of our invaluable volunteers. Today we got the chance to find out a bit more about Namoi,

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Q&A with Natwest volunteer Anna!

We sat down with one of our Natwest volunteers, Anna Chatsburn, and had a chat about her experience helping out with our Fashion Futures workshops. Anna’s been working for NatWest’s

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A Masterclass with Fabric PR’s Holly Mirza

Last week, we were incredibly lucky to be joined by Holly Mirza, Co-founder and Director at Fabric PR at our November INTOFashion masterclass. Holly, who has worked in PR for 18

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Our Portfolio Workshop at the V&A – A Round-Up!

Our Portfolio Workshop at the V&A was a jam-packed week of creativity, inspiration and learning, as our young people worked to build and enhance their portfolios of work for university,

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FAD MENTOR: ANGELA SENIOR

As a member of our Volunteering Scheme Angela mentors not one but two young people from the FAD INTO Fashion programme. Industry mentors are pivotal in helping our beneficiaries achieve

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