Representing the creative future

Demand anti-racist education

Opinion  –  Jun 2020

Demand anti-racist education

We need an education that addresses racism DIRECTLY

Opinion  –  May 2020

Do we need a digital fashion week?

Business insiders are taking their stance on the upcoming digital fashion week in June

Opinion  –  May 2020

Is using Instagram as a tool for self promotion right for you?

With the extreme rise of social media use during lockdown, young creatives feel forced to put their work out there. Is it worth it?

Opinion  –  May 2020

How does it feel when everyone looks at your job as a hobby?

With the rise of artistic activities as hobbies, we are investigating the effect of “art is for everyone” on the realities of professional creatives

Opinion  –  May 2020

“SO CSM”: Are art-school kids a subculture?

Can we talk about an authentic subculture when today’s students need to fit in a system in order to survive?

Opinion  –  May 2020

Quarantine Dispatch #7: Struggling with depression pre, during and post lockdown

A Slovenian fashion student describes how it feels when others’ isolation lows are your everyday normal

Opinion  –  May 2020

Why are students leaving fashion education?

The potential of losing a generation of designers in relation to graduates and independent brands is widely discussed, but what about those at the start of their education?

Opinion  –  May 2020

Quarantine Dispatch #4: I never liked this city

LCF student, Katerina Kondrat, replied to our open call with a poetic journal entry on London

Opinion  –  Apr 2020

Quarantine Dispatch #2: Designing between Wuhan and New York

As part of our series where we share your thoughts and feelings in quarantine, Parsons fashion student Terrence Zhou puts his reality into words

Opinion  –  Apr 2020

Quarantine Dispatch #1: Overcoming cancelled aspirations

Designers, art students, tutors and fashion professionals shared with us their thoughts and feelings from lockdown. First up is LCF student Lisa Keane, who is rebuilding her motivation to create again, at home

Opinion  –  Apr 2020

Working class fashion students falling through the cracks

Is COVID-19 widening the class gap between fashion students?

Opinion  –  Apr 2020

Nightmares and creativity during COVID-19

Why are we seeing such vivid dreams and how can we make them a part of our creative process?