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Claire Shapiro
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Graduate Fashion Show and Fashion Marketing Exhibition 2018

Don't miss the chance to see the work of our graduating Fashion students on May 10th at the Old Truman Brewery!

Reserve your place by emailing:  fdshows@regents.ac.uk

 

Azzedine Alaia : The couturier

Design Museum 10 May - 7 October 2018

Conceived and co-curated with Monsieur Alaïa before his death in November 2017, the exhibition charts his incredible journey from sculptor to couturier, his nonconformist nature and his infectious energy for fashion, friendship and the female body.

Unlike many of his contemporaries, Alaïa personally constructed each garment by hand and refused to bow to the pressures of fashion week deadlines, instead working to his own schedule. His collaborative approach earned him an esteemed client list, including Greta Garbo, Grace Jones, Michelle Obama and Rihanna.

Rather than a retrospective, the show interlaces stories of his life and career alongside personally selected garments, ranging from the rare to the iconic and spanning the early 1980s to his most recent collection in 2017.

Fashion Monitor can now be accessed off-campus!

Now you can use Fashion Monitor from home or anywhere else that is convenient. Search for contacts, brands and influencers in the fashion, beauty and lifestyle sectors.

Still need to set up an account? Use this link and fill in the form. You must use your regents.ac.uk email address or you will not be able to access this resource.

Fashioned from nature: V&A, from 21st April 2018

The first UK exhibition to explore the complex relationship between fashion and nature from 1600 to the present day.

This exhibition will present fashionable dress alongside natural history specimens, innovative new fabrics and dyeing processes, inviting visitors to think about the materials of fashion and the sources of their clothes.

 

We're buying new books!  Click on the covers below for more information, and also check out our Books page, then come to the Park Campus Library to borrow them!

  

 

 

 

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The British fashion designers to watch out for

Seventeen young designers have been chosen to receive support from the British Fashion Council (BFC) in 2018.

 

Stella McCartney: only 1% of clothing is recycled. What are we doing?

Stella McCartney talks to the Guardian about sustainable fashion, at the opening of a new exhibition at the V&A.