Harry Xu: The Vulnerable Tailor

Harry Xu is hard on himself, and he has always been. Born in Shanghai, he moved to England at a very young age to...

From creative director to intern, meet the all-CSM team behind Ports1961

Once upon a time (read: almost three years ago), creative director Natasa Cagalj started building a London-based design team for Ports1961 womenswear. She now...

Katie Jones: how to make awesome garments from designer surplus

There is something noble about refusing to follow the system and producing x amount of collections per year. Katie Jones belongs to that league of designers. She...

Meet me in the bathroom: Sirloin by Mao Usami and Alve...

Time spent as a student is not regularly considered to be the most romantic. With little money in our pockets and a workload that...

The Masters: Stefan Cooke

The uncanny is that subjective sensation triggered by something which is at once familiar yet alien. It is the unsettling evocation of the past...

Central Saint Martins MA Fashion 2017

Walking back home from a Pina Bausch performance last week, we were overwhelmed by intense emotions. We all felt the need to discover, create...

Masters of NYC: Anna-Marie Grüber

"The clothes are there to feel good, to perform a task but also to celebrate a woman's body," says Anna-Marie Grüber of her Parsons...

The fight on girl hate

“What is a five year old girl supposed to think when she watches Cinderella, seeing girls tearing apart her sister’s dress?” If you think of any...

New Waves: Susang Hwang

'Masculinity' is one of those slippery topics within the fashion industry: how to define it? One possible start could be by trying to not...

Matty Bovan: Seeing beyond the glitter curtain

In less than a month time, Matty Bovan will be unveiling his new collection at Fashion East alongside fellow CSM graduate A.V. Robertson, Mimi...

Grace Prince: How to assimilate from fashion design to furniture

One of the great things about studying at a school of design, is that the skills you acquire are transferable to different creative disciplines....

Masters of NYC: Mook Attakanwong

From traditional kimonos to beautiful and rare textiles, Mook Attakanwong would spend her early days surrounded by an eclectic collection of curios in her...