Optimism and Dedication: Ana Andrade

“The future is bright,” says Ana Andrade, 2nd year BA Knitwear student at Central Saint Martins. Despite the uncertainty of the world Ana is...

When the young meet the established: LVMH x CSM

LVMH and Central Saint Martins have been collaborating for more than six years, with the luxury giant sponsoring scholarships as well as the lecture...

Forward: The Pace Mounts

There is an immediate heightening of senses when walking into the Platform Theatre where Julian Harold’s final project, Forward: The Pace Mounts takes place....

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...

Thomas Tait: from LVMH Prize to the British Fashion Awards

On Monday, the fashion industry celebrated the latest British Fashion Awards, which saw recent Central Saint Martins BA Fashion graduate Grace Wales Bonner win the Emerging...

Jordan-based designer Nafsika Skourti explores the idea of ‘Temporary Security’ in...

Nafsika Skourti is the up-and-coming designer from Jordan, now presenting her third collection since her graduation from London’s prestigious Central Saint Martins. In the last few days, following a Parisian showroom, she set her sights on Dubai. Her new collection “Temporary security” – a collection with its influence rooted deeply in the Arab world – was shown at Fashion Forward Dubai SS16, the new platform for Middle Eastern designers which aims to bring international attention to designers from the region. She is now one of the finalists for the Style.com/Arabia – DDFC Fashion Prize.

The Chaotic Practice of artist Andreas Emenius

Andreas Emenius is an artist who covers a lot of ground. His work explores figuration and abstraction in videos, paintings, sculptures and performances, and his collaborations with fashion designer Henrik Vibskov and musician Trentemøller see him engage the few mediums he hasn’t explored on his own. We caught him just after the opening of ‘this sticky mess will get us there’ at Nordic Contemporary, a show he curated with Jacob Valdemar, to talk about art and his CSM education.

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.

Fashioning Spaces: Curating Contemporary Fashion outside the Institution

Why are alternative fashion displays often better at showcasing fashion than the traditional fashion museum? Jihane Dyer, a graduate of Central Saint Martins’ Fashion...

THE FASHION OF GENTRIFICATION – NEW WAVES: DANIEL W. FLETCHER

As a part of the first batch coming out of Central Saint Martins’ King’s Cross campus, the charismatic Daniel W. Fletcher designed a menswear...

Defining Youth, (Un)representing sexuality: The eroticism of Leonard Arceo’s Romeo Magazine

When Leonard Arceo graduated with his masterly skilled cohort from Central Saint Martin’s cross-disciplinary course Fashion Communication and Promotion, he presented Romeo Magazine, an...

Quad Bike Glamour, New Waves: Tingzhi Liu

Since childhood, Central Saint Martins graduate Tingzhi Liu, originally from Singapore, has loved dressing up. She mixes personal memories and fashion-historical research as she...