Influential Fashion Educators: Linda Loppa

"I am a builder of bridges.” In one of the previous interviews in this series, 1 Granary spoke with Westminster’s fashion course director, Andrew Groves,...

The White Series. Part 1: Liam Johnson

The White Project is a brief for all first year Central Saint Martins fashion design students, that asks students to create a garment using...

Investigating the KTZ/Inuit ‘rip-off’ case with fashion lawyer Hugh Devlin

Late 18th century English writer and collector Charles Caleb Colton once famously declared that “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” but today, imitation isn’t...

Percy Lau – CSM Jewellery Artist

As a high schooler in China who was gifted in the sciences, Percy Lau didn’t realise her passion for art and design until she...

Influential Fashion Educators: Céline Toledano

Céline Toledano is a familiar name in the circuit of Parisian fashion education. She started her career as Karl Lagerfeld's right hand in the 80's, working...

Creative education shouldn’t just be for art schools

As the son of a kindergarten teacher, I have always been fascinated by the pedagogy of pre-formal education. My mum and many other teachers...

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...

Fashion Week through the eyes of Central Saint Martins students

We dislike show reviews. We don't need somebody to tell us that a blue jacket is blue and that it's made of leather. We are not blind, in fact, we're pretty well-educated when it comes down to fashion behind the seams. So, after fashion weeks worldwide have come to an end, we wondered what the dead-honest opinions of CSM's Fashion Design students were. We sat down with a six-headed panel, and looked at some of the best shows of this season on VogueRunway.com, with an iPhone voice recorder on the side capturing praises, discussion and disbelief. Let's introduce our speakers...

Breakfast With: Anders Sølvsten Thomsen

Anders Sølvsten Thomsen is an unusual stylist in several ways: he only began working in fashion at age 25 and he never finished his degree before being picked up by POP Magazine. A former assistant of Katie Grand, Anders functioned as Fashion Director of LOVE for three years before going freelance in 2014. Residing on the “cheap side of Victoria Park” with his dog and boyfriend, Anders has worked with the likes of Juergen Teller and Sølve Sundsbø, and for labels like Louis Vuitton, Loewe and Nina Ricci, but has miraculously managed to keep his feet on the ground -- we invited Thomsen for breakfast at Dishoom to talk freelance anxiety and how to make it big in the industry.

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Ayaka Sakurai (BA Fashion Print 1st Year) in collaboration with Aiko Koike (BA Graphics 2nd Year), both from Tokyo, Japan, have produced this stop-motion...

Dilys Williams: a voice for radical change in the fashion industry

The Centre for Sustainable Fashion established in 2008 by Dilys Williams, is an interdisciplinary research centre whose main focus is to use fashion as...

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