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Fashion Museums

London: http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/fashion http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/collections/about-our-collections http://www.ftmlondon.org/ Some of the most interesting fashion exhibitions I have seen were run by non-fashion museums and these are the ones to keep an eye on: https://www.barbican.org.uk/ https://www.somersethouse.org.uk/ https://designmuseum.org/ http://thephotographersgallery.org.uk/ https://www.ica.org.uk/ http://www.newdesigners.com/ ​ There is also London Fashion Week and the events and shows that run at the same time but are […]

Fashion Blogs

Below are a list of established Blogs. You should set up your own account on Tumblr or Pinterest and start collecting images of things that inspire you, you can follow less famous ones and start picking up on trends and discovering your own interests. ​ http://www.manrepeller.com/ ​ http://stylebubble.co.uk/ ​ http://www.thesartorialist.com/ ​ http://www.advanced.style/ ​ http://www.nadiaaboulhosn.com/ ​ […]

Fashion Film

If you have Netflix or Amazon Prime it’s always worth keeping an eye out for whatever fashion documentaries they have up at the time. There is also quite a substantial amount of interviews and older documentaries on Youtube. ​ Paris is Burning Grey Gardens Notebook on cities and clothes The September Issue Style Wars Girl […]

Fashion Books

How to design: 9 Heads by Nancy Riegelman – aka “The Bible” this book will show you how to draw like a fashion designer. ​ Pattern Cutting: Pattern Cutting by Dennic Chunman Lo – most pattern cutting books focus on either 2D (flat pattern cutting) or 3D (draping) this book is a good attempt at how 2D and 3D interact […]

Fashion Magazines

http://www.vogue.co.uk/​ http://www.dazeddigital.com/​ http://www.fantasticman.com/ ​http://www.street-eo.com/​ http://recenspaper.com/​ http://i-d.vice.com/en_gb ​http://www.numero.com/fr​ http://buffalozine.com/​ http://www.nylon.com/ ​http://www.oystermag.com/​ http://www.papermag.com/​ http://www.isintown.com/ Roberto Cavalli by Oliver Hadlee Pearch Film ​http://purple.fr/ ​http://schonmagazine.com/ ​https://www.sneakerfreaker.com/ ​http://www.wmagazine.com/

London Sourcing

All of the following suppliers are based in London EXCEPT the manufacturers which are based all over the UK. In the list below some are listed as shops, this is where you can go in and buy small amounts of fabrics/trimmings and some are listed as warehouses, this is where you will be expected to […]

Fashion Degree

How to gain a place on a BA degree There are three key things that they are looking for at your interview: skills, knowledge and attitude. Skills: You need to understand that while they might teach you a few things such as tailoring techniques or pattern cutting, you will really only be introduced to these […]

Internships

Why intern? The fashion industry needs interns, every label high and low, big or small runs on an army of interns. Fashion students also need internships, it’s the only way you really learn and it’s your best chance of getting a job. It used to be that when you graduated you would intern for 2-3 […]

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