The future of fashion is vegan

“It’s all about giving the public information that results in change," said Yvonne Taylor, Director of Corporate Projects at PETA. At The Fashion Debates latest panel, Is...

How do we measure the value of fashion education?

Last June, I was asked to participate in a survey collecting data for a fashion school ranking. As a recent CSM Fashion Journalism graduate,...

Is fashion afraid of individuality?

David Bowie once said, “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.” The quote contains all the...

Influential Fashion Educators: Fleet Bigwood

Fleet Bigwood, pathway tutor for the MA Textiles for Fashion at Central Saint Martins since 1993, initially agreed to meet me outside the campus...

Breakfast with Shona Heath, the industry’s most celebrated set designer

Behind some of the most magical sets crafted for fashion editorials, shows and stores is one visionary: Shona Heath. Having been at the forefront of...

The List: Podcasts

Getting tired of the same old Spotify studio playlist, or the dead silence accompanying the sound of your rotary cutter gliding through fabric? Here’s...

Work In Progress: Rhiannon Wakefield

Though her graduation was over a month ago, RCA student Rhiannon Wakefield hasn’t stopped educating herself. Fascinated by the way graphics and colour react...

A Delicate Balancing Act: Sustainability at Stella McCartney

Claire Bergkamp, Head of Sustainability and Ethical Trade at Stella McCartney, grew up in Montana. The northwestern state is sparsely populated and nicknamed the...

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...

Work In Progress: Jennifer Koch’s FurtuneCookieLand

Half German and half Korean, Jennifer Koch designed her FortuneCookieLand menswear collection as a fun yet savvy confrontation with the stereotypes people tend to make...

Copenhagen Fashion Summit: the kick in the ass the industry needs?

As clothes have never been more accessible, the need for a sustainable industry becomes more and more urgent. Going to Copenhagen Fashion Summit, our...

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...