Representing the creative future

Designers  –  Mar 2020

Josephine Sidhu: Post-graduation growing pains

The CSM menswear graduate on childhood memories, see-through swimming costumes and adjusting to life outside the art school bubble while under lockdown.

Designers  –  Mar 2020

There’s no pattern for a pandemic: fashion during coronavirus

We asked fashion creatives how the pandemic is affecting them, from cancelled jobs and calls for self-improvement to cries for help and compassion.

Designers  –  Mar 2020

Rory Parnell Mooney: “Hopefully we can learn to slow down”

In the midst of a pandemic, Rory shares his tips for working in isolation, adapting to a slower pace, and how he is helping fashion students during quarantine

Designers  –  Mar 2020

Timothée Gleize: Fashion + technology = sustainability

This RCA graduate designer is making technology humane with his virtual reality creations

Business Insiders  –  Feb 2020

Ida Petersson: “Don’t run before you can walk”

Browns’ Director of Men’s and Womenswear Buying on the hopes and hardships of emerging talent

Business Insiders  –  Feb 2020

Libby Jane Page: “A signature DNA and a strong brand identity are the keys to success”

Net-a-Porter’s Senior Fashion Market Editor on the scouting process and why buying and editorial teams work best in tandem

Designers  –  Jan 2020

Arnar Már Jónsson and Luke Stevens: Getting better every day

The designer duo are swapping seasonality and newness for continuity and refinement

Business Insiders  –  Nov 2019

Brigitte Chartrand: (R)e-tailing young talent

SSENSE’s Senior Director of Womenswear Buying discusses how the multichannel retailer engages with talent, why e-commerce trumps brick-and-mortar for young designers, and what you need to have in check before you can start selling.

Business Insiders  –  Oct 2019

The strength found in slowness with Barbara Grispini

The D/ARK showroom founder discusses the importance of good behaviour, why young designers shouldn’t be given too much at once, and why greater importance should be placed on keeping things slow.

Designers  –  Oct 2019

Sustainability is a mindset

Bibi Blangsted on why she makes shirts that are made to last and don't cost the earth.

Business Insiders  –  Sep 2019

Borrowing garments to save us from living on borrowed time

Higher Studio founder Sara Arnold discusses Extinction Rebellion, circular economies in fashion, and the key role fashion students have to play in the fight to save the planet.

Designers  –  Aug 2019

Edwin Mohney: Buffalo's Master of Many Ceremonies

18 months on from his bold MA presentation, the CSM graduate discusses his NYFW debut, his post-graduation experience in costume design, and life back in upstate New York.