BA Final Collections

BA Final Collections

New Waves: Ernesto Naranjo

Re-constructing traditional stereotypes of Spanish culture - a visual area far off from his taste - Ernesto Naranjo was determined to work with a...

New Waves: Joanna Melbourne

In her final collection, Joanna Melbourne questions the ways in which people project sexuality onto non-sexual things. Beginning with an abstract concept, she managed...

New Waves: Paula Canovas del Vas

Applying a philosophy of embracing hazards and unexpected errors, Paula Canovas del Vas has come to master the technique of incorporating accidents and unforeseen...

New Waves: Imogen Wright

Aiming to create long lasting, wearable and classical pieces, Imogen Wright’s graduate collection takes off in a personal exploration of women’s wardrobes. Feeling disillusioned...

New Waves: Aya Takeshima

Inspired by a smocked children’s dress, with a family history that goes back nearly 60 years, Aya Takeshima created her final collection based on...

New Waves: Yuhan Wang

Using development techniques that aim to question the social perceptions of ‘normality’, Yuhan Wang’s interest in the abstract self surfaces through lingerie finishings, bagged...

New Waves: Sergey Grechka

Earlier this month, Ukrainian designer Sergey Grechka opened the Central Saint Martins BA Fashion Press Show. He presented a heavily introspective graduate collection, the story...

Central Saint Martins Encore 2016

This year, like last year, the Central Saint Martins BA Fashion Press show was not the whole picture: it consisted of less than half...

Central Saint Martins BA Fashion 2016

In an industry that seems to be led, according to several fashion design students, by merchandisers who rule with spreadsheets and figures, experiencing the...

Issue 3 — First Step: The CSM BA Fashion graduates of...

London Fashion Week’s schedule may be ‘murderous’ because of its amount of shows, presentations, and events, but never before has there been a time where so much young talent got together to show their work to press and buyers. While taking a break from LFW and gearing up for Paris, have a look at the talents whose names might be on the future show invites: this year’s BA graduates.

Wearable Walls – New Waves: Claudia Girbau Pina

Spanish-born CSM BA Fashion Design and Marketing graduate Claudia Girbau Pina approaches her designs as architectural experiments, describing her garments as “jackets, worn by a person, but buttoned to a wall.” While she initially found the autodidactic method of Central Saint Martins “disorientating,” her final collection is a refined exploration of the feminine subject in the masculine, modern city; fitting, as she packs her bags to explore another European fashion capital.

AN EXERCISE IN TOILING – NEW WAVES: Robert Wallace

Robert Wallace has a straight-to-the-point approach to his fashion design without too much focus on concept, concentrating instead on the precision and cleanliness of...