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Fernanda Cortés: Objects as a prosthesis for the soul

Forms treading the boundaries of the human and non-human. Characters schizophrenically transitioning from deep mourning to jubilation, and then again into fits of rage....

The Royal 20: Oksana Anilionyte

Oksana Anilionyte’s Fluid’Sense is a collection of jaw-dropping garments made from films of iridescent material. Unable to grasp the opacity of these designs, her garments...

Work In Progress: Fabian Kis-Juhasz

Fabian Kis-Juhasz dares to question, subvert and defy what he works with, whether that be the way he moulds leather and lycra to the body...

Tuğcan Dökmen: from Spice Girls to Turkish Men in Polo shirts

Listening to the entire Harry Potter audiobook series, Desert Island disks, and BBC Radio programmes, Tuğcan Dökmen works her way through sheets of fabric...

The Royal 20: Sanglak Shon

Sanglak Shon understands that from an essential (consumer) point of view, fashion is about both looking and feeling good. A casual kind of cool...

Work In Progress: Morwenna Darwell

In our new Work In Progress series, final year BA and MA Fashion Design students of fashion colleges around the world share their graduate projects. While showing research and development, they also fill in our quick question cards, in which they reflect on how their work is going so far. "I think my project is going: swimmingly (upstream)," is one of Morwenna Darwell's answers, who is currently in the second year of MA Fashion at the Royal College of Art. On the 3rd and 4th of June, you'll be able to see her final collection on RCA's runway!

Katie Roberts-Wood: Slow Clothes in Motion

Katie Roberts-Wood is an RCA graduate to keep an eye on in 2016. She recently presented the AW16 collection of her brand, ROBERTS | WOOD,...

Self-promotion can be gross, says RCA graduate Alexander Benekritis

When we were having a coffee in Caravan King's Cross with the tall, Canadian RCA graduate Alexander Benekritis, he spoke about many topics, but...

Jessica McGrady: Uncovering the Poetry of Functional Garments

Constantly being haunted by certain stigmas and misconceptions of growing up in South London, Jessica became cautious of non-identification in dress. Certain aspects of...

QUEERING THE FAMILY PHOTO ALBUM, New Waves: Mark Glasgow

The graduate collection of Royal College of Art menswear designer Mark Glasgow proposed a rose-tinted homotopia reminiscent of Fire Island in the ‘70s as...

The Royal 20: Jess McGrady

Describing her work as 'accepting of wearing me' and 'pack mentality of I', Jess McGrady’s focus as a creator is fundamentally centred around the...

The Royal 20: Lillian Archibald

When Lillian Archibald began researching for her Royal College of Art MA Fashion collection ‘Our Body’, she first turned to the mundane and personal...