She explored the utilitarian wardrobe of Soviet Poland, the impact of politics on dress and the contrast towards today’s hyperconsumption
The recent fashion design graduate found success online and rejected the post-grad job route
Raised in a predominantly white neighbourhood in Philadelphia, menswear designer Cornelia Borgerhoff explores what it means to be white when you’re not with a collection full of contemporary prep-school looks.
Alex Wolfe’s graduate collection, titled ‘The Boredroom,’ challenges traditional menswear codes, expressing playfulness and sensuality
Laura Tanzer calls for a change in fashion education
Where latex Vacuum Cubes meet playful design to escape everyday life.
The recent graduate discusses her political approach to design and why fashion should be used to spark change.
The inherent opaqueness of our industry makes it difficult to look behind the scenes
The German designer Julia Ballardt is inspired in her collection by the subculture’s signature emblems of belonging.
The Chinese designer gives value to objects seen as disposable
The Nigerian designer talks on capturing the feeling of in between-ness that exists when two cultures merge through a single collection that bonds traditional Nigerian doctrines with modern crafting techniques
Fashion's key recruiters on fashion education and employability
Womenswear graduate Johanna Parv questions the extent to which the shapes from everyday, active situations impose restrictions on the female form
Abdel El Tayeb: An exploration of origin
Reimagining a working-class uniform with nary a blue collar in sight.
The South Korean designer is celebrating the physicality of the human figure.
The Australian designer questions the state of body inclusivity in the industry, and focuses on fit and function.
A conversation with Joshua Crabtree on trying to fill the void post-graduation and finding something positive
The Japanese graduate discusses his unusual journey into fashion, translating emotion through design and why we should be repurposing our clothes
The New York-based designer thinks carefully about masculine and feminine roles within a given garment.
From childhood modelling for Celine to designing during the pandemic, Serbian designer Isidora Durovic digs into the Working Girl handbag for her graduate collection
Designing is a response to her own life, so practicality meet emotions, textures, lines and shapes to structure the fluid silhouettes in her knits
The BA Fashion Design with Marketing graduate questions a fashion education relying on theoretical concepts and overly polished images
Recent graduate Talia Byre talks intimate details about realising her purpose and how to get through the "4 am on the kitchen floor" moments.
What does it mean to ditch usual fabrics and invent a new organic matter for clothes?
The designer reflects on the tension between functionality and identification in her graduate collections.
A down-to-earth approach to design ready to embrace an uncertain future.
The recent graduate on why fashion shouldn’t be forgotten during a pandemic, what fashion school doesn’t prepare you for and the importance of sparking joy with her creation.
An unusual parallel is drawn between shamans and bike messengers in Verhaegen’s recent graduate collection.
The British designer wants to reflect the diasporic experience of the Rastafari subculture in her garments.
What happens when a graduate show is abruptly cancelled?
When form does not quite follow function. A lesson in Belgian rebellion.
The Colombian designer on imaginary dreamworlds that explore complex themes of self-discovery and sexuality
His graduate collection presented lots of tailoring and revolved around the concept of Victorian mourning
Embarking on a proverbial train journey to self-discovery, the London-based designer revisits her native Russia
Choe fell into the industry unexpectedly, but in doing so, her collection aims to rewrite the traditions of her Korean heritage
What would an encounter between alpine aesthetic and sensual men from the 80s look like?
With her BA collection ‘90 Degrees’, Davina set out to recover the functionality and aesthetic value of worn fabrics that were once undesired, in order to prevent them from being disposed of
Menswear designer Orlando Yates on his sunrise-hued garments that were inspired by waking up at festivals
A collection about rebelling against industry norms, Zheng Lu’s search for a well-oiled fashion system led him to create workwear with his own spin on anti–fashion
Tips and advice from fashion's top recruiters
The South Korean designer works with body movements to transpose architecture into garments
Meet the graduate breaking stigma with her functional yet affordable adaptive wear
The designer discusses making photosynthetic sculptures for the body
What happens when British and post-soviet style merge together?
The Chinese designer is using distorted images of nature to redefine the codes of masculinity
The British designer believes that modular garments are the future of sustainable fashion
How much of us do we carry with us forever? ‘Memória’ challenges the identity of dress by creating a tactile dimension of captured recollections
The Latin American designer merged personal and political history for his graduate collection, looking to working class aesthetics from his home country in the 1960s
Her MA collection, ‘Where’s the Curve?’, focuses on conspiracy theories and the paranoia they provoke
A perfectionist designer learns to go with the flow
The designer waves goodbye to university with a rainbow tinted homage to DIY
Geneva graduate Virginie Jemmely subverts society’s archetypal figures by reinventing the traditional womenswear wardrobe
His work explores notions of masculinity that range from the elegant yet nonchalant appearance of the dandy to Mr Pearl’s corsets to the traditional businessman’s suit
From the paradoxical confines of her student flat in Antwerp, fashion graduate Giorgia Galfré defied the limitations of lockdown to create a unisex collection inspired by the freedom of surfing
The Swedish designer is using her graduate collection to discuss the importance of body language and recognising the effects on mental health in the fashion industry
Mixing 16kg worth of scavenged Nitrous Oxide canisters and luxury essential ‘toilet paper’ together in a grad collection
The British designer is inspired in her process by the art of manipulating reality in photography
“The biggest issue with fashion is the mindset”: An interview with Blue Sandford
Photographing and collaging against the basic preconception of fashion
Inspired by theories on the relation between body and mind, London-based menswear designer Kat Lau creates lightweight functional pieces that are meant to last.
Dancing the Chobi dressed in a Iraqi flag, the designer reappropriates elements of his heritage in his graduate collection
Old knit techniques meet upcycled barbie t-shirts to make a surprisingly sustainability-minded graduate collection
MA Knitwear graduate Lily Xu on tackling loss and loneliness through clothing
Through drape and corsetry, the Chinese menswear designer praises the power of being feminine.
Can you manufacture the same garment differently every time? Jessica Guzman’s semi-elasticated knits say yes.
Benji Nijenhuis on building narratives with a twisted sense of humour
The graduate’s BA collection, featuring woodwork sculptures and tailored menswear, was inspired by conversations with her brother
The designer created the ideal self-portrait of a human projected onto the gendered cyborg
A poetically personal debut from the Norwegian designer
The Japan-based fashion graduate developed many experimental techniques, while keeping her designs practical and wearable
In an ode to her vase collection, Jisoo Jang’s graduate collection highlights the art of storytelling with an environmental conscious
The South Korean designer wants to redefine the role of couture in modern society
The BA graduate on how clothing has helped her adapt to a new life, as she mourns her old one
How a leg surgery as a kid impacted the designer’s views for years to come
Combining psychology and fashion the designer explores her love and hate for suited men
Expressing a fragmented impression of youth and culture, ‘Crystal Blinkers’ is an exploration of Wenhai’s multi-layered world.
The Austrian designer mirrored the streamlined shapes of concept cars, inspired by the beacons of future possibility for her graduate collection to highlight the power of the silhouette
Context skewed fusion dressing; where swimwear and suiting meet
What does it look like when nature becomes your greatest collaborator?
The Korean designer explores the isolating group culture and name-calling from her schooling days into a collection that celebrates self-expression and individuality
The BA Fashion Design Womenswear talks identity studies and turning down a house and a job
The BA Fashion graduate tells us about Chris Jordan’s albatrosses, staying off social media, and inventing new textile techniques
The designer’s experience as a student, her digital graduate collection and her feelings about the fashion industry
Talking with BA Fashion Design graduate Callum Kamara about space, the body, and finding peace in 2020
What values remain important when everything around us seems to fall apart?
Based in New York, Chinese knitwear designer Shuxuan Li creates fitted yet loose womenswear that explores contrasts and tensions between artistic heritage and superficial modernity.
A traditionalist at heart, his tailoring methods mix the bygone era with a personal twist to create heirlooms to pass down generations
“I’ve always said one of the reasons I got into fashion was because I’m tone-deaf and no one wanted to start a band with me.”
The New York based graduate brings the minutiae of everyday life into the fantastical realm, offering an amusing window into her design process
An uplifting collection designed as a reaction to this year’s ongoing hardships
Grace Ling on eccentric elegance and intelligent femininity
Former Olympic snowboarder Cilka Sadar talks about how her snowboarding and the 60s space-age obsession that inspired her collection