Who Will Make The Cut? Exploring a CSM Womenswear project.

After three weeks of intense pattern making, draping and sewing, the Cutting Project came to an end and it was time for the crit....

The White Series. Part 2: Sara Kiani

1G: Tell us about your White Project. Sara Kiani: My project is based on my family stories and relationships. It’s about how we’ve dealt with things, what...

Dr Martens team up with CSM for AW14

Iconic British footwear brand Dr Martens has held strong links with rebellious youth culture since the 60s. For their most recent project, they turned...

Bright young talent Jegor Pister, first-year FDM student

You might think that growing up in a tiny little village in the German woods wouldn’t make for a super successful fashion designer. But...

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Get your design featured in a SHOWstudio film!

Central Saint Martins alumni and London design favourite Giles Deacon has teamed up with the wonderful SHOWstudio to give budding fashion designers the chance...

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Bulgari x CSM: Natasha Somerville’s daring Serpenti

“We each had a corner and mounted all our work, put some stuff on the wall. Then we had to leave it there for a couple of hours...” Natasha talks us through the selection process; a few people had brought the handbags which they’d made, and Natasha was one of them. “I like to have fun when designing, and to sometimes be less serious with my work,” she says, “I’m certain that Bulgari would never seen anything quite as ridiculous as my monster handbags!” In addition to that, she also brought multiple sketchbooks, and a portfolio with sampling, which revealed her obsession with painstakingly time-consuming techniques to create bespoke fabrics. Work from her final collection was also included, “One dress was constructed with hand glued 2 mm strips of latex in illusion stripes that took 3 months to make.” Yes, it might’ve been this devotion to produce great quality that made her stand out from her peers.

Oshun – CSM Ethical Collaborative Fashion Knit/Print Project

The Ethical Collaborative Fashion Knit/Print Project at Central Saint Martins is a group project that is aimed to create forward, contemporary fashion, made out of...

Behind the Central Saint Martins Céline project: Jiale An

Bag projects have kind of become a 'thing' at Central Saint Martins. We can guess that it is because in reality accessories have been booming in sales for the...