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...

Game Changers: Post-Couture invents downloadable clothes

Download a file, buy the fabric, cut the pattern, assemble the piece. Is this what shopping will look like in the future? It will...

Robin Givhan’s lessons in fashion criticism

American critic Robin Givhan is a seasoned fashion insider, but not one who caters to fashion devotees. Nor does she shy away from providing...

Marie-Sophie Beinke: sustainability, one sequin at a time

Much can be said about the term sustainability in fashion, but it often does not get a good reputation unless the visuals can speak for themselves....

A Closer Look at the Kering Sustainability Project

The fashion industry is a web of relations, causes and effects, and power structures that unfortunately don't always treat human and nature capital fairly....

Learning from leading critics: Nicole Phelps, Director of Vogue Runway

Phoebe Philo once said that the chicest thing is not existing on Google. “God, I would love to be that person!” she added. Her...

“Sustainability questions the fashion industry’s status quo”: Ecochic Design Awards 2015/16

It is true that design revolves around problem solving: in light of documentaries such as Andrew Morgan’s The True Cost, it is no great...

CSM In-depth: Second year BA Womenswear Tailoring

During a four-week long period, the second year BA Womenswear students had to answer the question, "What is the contemporary definition of tailoring?” by...

Making a ‘Small Change’ during Foundation year

Constantly living and working within an artistic environment can sometimes isolate one from reality. Last week, 3D Design Foundation students organised the “Small Change...

What is wrong with the fashion industry? Episode 2

While there is lots of talk from inside the industry about how fashion is crashing, what do fashion design students -- those who are...

The Fashion Design Internship Files Part 1

Do you find it difficult to decide where to do an internship during your placement year? What are the good and bad sides of working for...

What Is Wrong With The Fashion Industry?

This is the the first episode of a video series in which Central Saint Martins students address the issues within the fashion industry, and...