The fashion industry can send out a more conscious message, develop a more emotionally considerate practice in pursuit of a more lucrative business proposition. It all begins in education.
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.