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Paula Canovas del Vas is creating an escapist fantasy with clothing

The CSM grad and rising designer's SS21 scrapbook is inspired by the transportive, reality-eschewing energy of her favourite films.
Zoë Kendall
9.10.20
Fashion

7 of Sade's most iconic outfits

The Nigerian-British singer (and CSM grad) defined uniform dressing with Levi’s jeans, men’s shirts and backless looks.
Zoë Kendall
7.17.20
Fashion

Meet 10 students from CSM’s BA Fashion Class of 2020

Covering themes including opulence, decoloniality and gender identity, these are some of the students that beat the challenges posed by the pandemic to graduate.
Mahoro Seward
6.23.20
Fashion

Christina Seewald on how to stage a virtual runway show and the future of fashion

In the midst of lockdown, the Viennese knitwear designer took her AW20 offering digital with a focus on sustainability.
Zoë Kendall
6.22.20
Fashion

The graduate designer broadening the horizons of what butch means today

Drawing inspiration from the history of the lesbian and non-binary communities, Ella Boucht is advancing the conversation around ‘butch’ identity through fashion.
Anastasiia Fedorova
6.11.20
Fashion

Shii Said is the lingerie ready-to-wear label inspired by cosplay

CSM grad Shi Fan tells us how anime, fetishwear and ‘going out’ have inspired her gender-fluid designs.
Zoë Kendall
5.5.20
Fashion

The graduate designer dismantling the stereotypes of knitwear

CSM grad Cecile Tulkens subverts the gendered associations of both tailoring and knitting.
Eilidh Duffy
4.28.20
Fashion

Designer Jawara Alleyne questions modern manliness

The CSM graduate tells elaborate stories about forest fires and pirates, rethinking masculinity in the process.
Mahoro Seward
4.14.20
Fashion

The Adidas-endorsed young designer inspired by skiing and suburbia

Paolina Russo discusses her CSM MA graduate collection, collaborating with the sportswear brand, and starting her business amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Dino Bonacic
4.7.20
Fashion

The CSM graduate celebrating black womanhood through Whitney Houston lyrics

Drawing on her own experiences of feeling misplaced, Feben Vemmenby makes clothes that might not look ‘right', but will catch your eye all the same.
Mahoro Seward
3.25.20
Fashion

How London’s fashion students are reacting to the coronavirus crisis

With schools shutting down and graduate shows cancelled, we spoke to final year students across the city’s schools to hear how they’re coping.
Mahoro Seward
3.19.20
Fashion

The designer inspired by hospital stays and gay hook-up culture

Strong Theveethivarak combines his native Thai spiritualism and his experience of the London scene through exacting tailoring.
Mahoro Seward
3.11.20
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