At last Week’s Graduate Fashion Awards, two out of the three top prizes went to students under the tutelage of our Diversity Network Director Mal Burkinshaw. Emotionally considerate design and visionary creativity RULES.
Edinburgh College of Art
TOMORROW’S future creatives bring an understanding of the power of image and enlightened practice to their work TODAY in our national competition Diversity NOW! In association with i-D Magazine, sponsored by Succeed Foundation and supported by Arts Thread and Graduate Fashion Week.
Mark Fast accepts the All Walks’ Fashion Visionary Award from Caryn FranklinImage by Annabel Staff Mark Fast, the King of Knitwear, made a rare appearance at Parliament last week to receive a well-deserved award. The first ever Body Confidence Awards in association with Bare Minerals, presented by Jo Swinson MP, acknowledged Mark as a fashion [...]
When fashion students at Edinburgh College of Art were faced with a ‘flatpack’ mannequin and a group of Fashion Journalists from UCA Epsom, as part of the University of Edinburgh’s “Innovative Learning Week”, it’s safe to say we felt slightly dubious about what lay ahead. Despite this, Course Director of Fashion at ECA, Mal Burkinshaw, [...]
Graduate Fashion Week: June 2011 – A Diversity Network to pioneer new design approaches for Diverse Body Ideals. Run by Director Mal Burkinshaw: Programme Director of Fashion at Edinburgh College of Art, the network will be a hub for dynamic and challenging creative research that will span the breadth of modern fashion pedagogy.
As colleges gear up to show their latest collections at Graduate Fashion Week, we at All Walks can reveal that diversity is firmly on the agenda. Students at Edinburgh College of Art have been working with All Walks on a project that replaces inanimate tailor’s dummies with real and opinionated women, who give the students [...]