The politics of glam with Antwerp student Kjell de Meersman

Kjell de Meersman likes things “fast, sharp and shiny.” In June, the 22-year-old Antwerp student presented his third year BA collection based on six...

Balancing hyperstrongness and hyperfragility with Sofie Nieuwborg

To Sofie Nieuwborg, creating is always personal. Her final collection Mastering in Life takes the period of graduation itself as leitmotiv. “In my last...

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...

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....

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...

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...

ELLISS: Conscious and Subtle

“I’ve always had a thing for underwear,” says Elliss, sitting across a wooden table at her bright atelier in East London, wearing one of...

RCA MA Fashion 2017

The graduate season always is a bit like a whirlwind, not only for us here at 1 Granary, but likely also for press who...

The Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp – SHOW 2017

The Antwerp Academy might not be the biggest fashion school (this year, the number of MA graduates was just half of CSM or RCA),...

Central Saint Martins BA Fashion 2017

Why create? In the contemporary political climate, choosing art education can feel superfluous, naive, even selfish. Neoliberal conservatism leads us to believe that being a...

Jeremyn Lee, a Chinese-American fashion affair

During our interview, Jeremyn points out: “My thesis became a reflection on how I came to reclaim Chinese culture. I wanted to build a...