Shaun Harris Prioritises Backstory Over the Pressures of Originality

The RCA graduate discusses the return of the muse, working with history, and the importance of backstory.

13 Nov 2019

Designers

Recipe For a Show: Paula Canovas del Vas SS20

A fashion presentation without the clothes present? Not quite, but Paula Canovas del Vas's virtual reality presentation comes close.

Fabrice Desvaux de Marigny: When Businessman Meets Beauty Queen

The CSM graduate’s BA collection, featuring tight leather trousers, glitz and tailoring, was inspired by an affair his father had ten years ago.

Chloé Nardin: "I really struggle with what the term ‘fashion designer’ implies."

The CSM BA Womenswear graduate discusses her fixation on precision over performance, and the subtle ergonomics of medieval women's clothing.

Krystal Paniagua: Exposing the hidden charm of Puerto Rico’s decay

Meet the RCA graduate making garments that document the beautiful imperfections of life in her homeland.

One year out

How well do creative courses prepare students for the reality of post-graduate life? The CSM BA Womenswear class of 2018 share their thoughts.

Bugs Garson: Dressing the letters my grandmother wrote

Parsons MFA graduate Aideen Gaynor discusses ‘Bugs Garson’, her alias-designed collection that brings her grandparents’ love letters to life.

Hualei Yu: Finding the ‘right’ way through the ‘wrong’ answers

If an Elvis jumpsuit is wrong, then Parsons MFA graduate Hualei Yu doesn’t want to be right

Parsons MFA Fashion 2019: full line-up

Meet the freshest crop of graduates from the New York school’s flagship MFA programme.

Mastering Graduation

Ahead of the Parsons MFA show, 10 alumni share their advice for the graduating class of 2019

Making Dresses from Dollars and Dimes

For Parsons graduate Kota Okuda, money makes the world go round.

DICKPRINT: Queerness, race and sexuality seen through fashion

CSM Fashion Journalism graduate Kacion Mayers discusses his raunchy final project, the trials of making a publication solo, and what 'mascuerading' means.