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Influential Fashion Educators: Fleet Bigwood

Fleet Bigwood, pathway tutor for the MA Textiles for Fashion at Central Saint Martins since 1993, initially agreed to meet me outside the campus...

Behind the pop prints of Antwerp student Quinten Mestdagh

You could hear Quinten Mestdagh’s designs before you could see them. At the graduation show of the Antwerp Academy, his collection was met with...

Inside the melting pot at CSM: student collaboration ‘Boys Club’

Collaborative projects are at the heart of the creative industries. We’ve all experienced the ups and plentiful downs of group projects and troubling power...

How Kozaburo Akasaka won the Special LVMH Prize

It could’ve gone two ways for Kozaburo Akasaka. The LVMH finalist admitted that fashion wasn’t a field he had envisioned himself pursuing; instead it...

RCA grad Kira Goodey on mastering the art of spontaneity

Tokyo. Like many of the mega-cities today, it is full to the brim with infinite opportunity and remains an incredible source of artistic inspiration....

New Waves: James Crewe

James Crewe’s journey to his graduate collection has been inspired by his lifelong love of Lee McQueen, an obsession with collecting vintage catwalk clothing,...

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The transformative designs of RCA grad Camilla Damkjaer

Just like King Midas, MA Womenswear graduate Camilla Damkjaer has got the magic touch. Her brightly-hued collection is self transformative. Giving agency back to...

Meeting the buyers of The Broken Arm

The first thing you should know about the owners of Parisian multi-label store The Broken Arm, is that they’re not difficult to find –...

New Waves: Kitty Garratt

Biology, culture, and social coding no longer confine the expectations of the roles men and women occupy. Gender is not a new topic in...

New Waves: Kevin Germanier

When I first met Kevin at his home in Angel one sunny afternoon, I was delighted to see the perfectly placed boxes of beads...

New Waves: Nathan Korn

Sadness and heartbreak don’t always have to be dull and drab, according to CSM Fashion Print graduate Nathan Korn. His collection was inspired by...

Meet Your Heroes: Miriam Laubscher

Sometimes it can seem impossible to survive a year of fashion education, let alone making it through an entire BA and MA. How to...