The Kering Award winners 2017 (L-R: Jenni Kusowski, Laure Fernandez, Charlie Wilkinson & Dianjin Lin) At times, it feels as though, the more that you learn – the less you think that you know. As our work in fashion, design and sustainability develops – so we realise the great range of disciplines and bodies of knowledge that our work touches draws on. But at other times, it feels as though we can really make a tremendous contribution to change towards a more wonderful world –
Lionel Vermeil in conversation with Lou Stoppard 2017 has got off to a sustainable start, at least for a group of MA students at LCF. At the end of January the third year of our Master’s curriculum, co-created with luxury fashion and sustainability giants Kering, began on the same day that Kering released their new 10 year sustainability strategy, ‘Crafting Tomorrow’s Luxury.’ The strategy outlines a series of targets, relating to the UN Sustainable Development goals, for th
LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 14: (L to R) Francois-Henri Pinault, CEO of Kering, Salma Hayek, Stella McCartney, Alasdhair Willis and Mary McCartney attend the 2016 Kering Talk at the London College of Fashion on November 14, 2016 in London, England.
Pic Credit: Dave Benett On Monday night we welcomed Kering back to LCF for the annual Kering Talk, which marks the start of the third year of the LCFxKering partnership. This year, we were delighted to host Stella McCartney, luxury
‘I love watching everyone’s presentations rehearsals and hearing about their projects,’ one Kering Award finalist stated last week. ‘It’s like doing a Master’s degree in sustainability!’ I have to agree. I’ve worked at the Centre for Sustainable Fashion for three months, the final three months of the 2016 Kering Award for Sustainability, which culminated in presentations by nine exceptionally talented and creative students at Kering’s London headquarters last week. It really
This week we are lucky enough to have a student perspective on the blog, here Dino Bonacic (MA Fashion Media Production) tells us about his approach to communicating sustainability through the fashion media. Having an honest story behind the communication of sustainability is extremely important. Here’s one of a media guy trying to understand what sustainable media is and how to put that puzzle together. Around 5 months ago, I decided to stop buying new clothes. It was partly
Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been talking manifestos both in the office and with students here at LCF. With the political parties about to release their election manifestos we are waiting to see what promises these will contain and how they will affect us from both a fashion perspective and as an educators. Manifestos have been in the fashion news too with trend forecaster Li Edelkoor publishing her anti-fashion manifesto, explaining why fashion is now obsolete and now