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The Royal 20: Stefanie Tschirky

Stefanie Tschirky’s design celebrates perfection within chaos. Her Royal College of Art MA Fashion collection entitled Controlled Chaos is a personal and visual reaction...

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: Colleen Leitch

  When I first met Colleen on one of my trips to the RCA studios back in December, I recall being most taken by a...

Meet the designers behind the RCA collections

Featuring: Sophie Schmidt, Oksana Anilionyte, Sarah Kilkenny, Stefanie Tschirky, Elsa Ellies & Miles Dunphy, Helen Kirkum, Sanglak Shon, Jessica Mcgrady, Supriya Lele, Amanda Svart, Laetitia Berthier Featured image: collection by Supriya Lele By Jelly Luise Schuhmacher...

The Royal College of Art MA Fashion Graduate Show 2016

This year's RCA MA Fashion grads are the first to have had the full Zowie Broach experience. The Head of Fashion, who succeeded Wendy Dagworthy...

Edén Barrena, the politics of pleasure in art

A year ago, Edén Barrena was studying the Printmaking MA at the Royal College of Art. Today, her landscape has changed in a quite...

Amit Baruch: The Art of Storytelling through Textiles

Amit Baruch’s desk is a messy mix of colours and patterns. A fluffy teddy bear catches my eyes as she starts talking about her...

Lauren Jin: Get inspired by your own curves

Walking into the Fashion studios of the Royal College of Art can be intimidating. Mannequins and fabrics are all around, and everyone is working...

Hendrickje Schimmel: Archiving decaying clothes

Challenging the traditional notion of functional clothing, Hendrickje experiments with institutionally archiving garments as a way of preservation, and plays with the idea of...

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,...

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...

What James Kelly Did Next

James Kelly is on a come down. “Well, it always feels that way after a show,” he laughs. “I’ve spent a long time working...