Should I go to University?

During the period of time when you’re studying for your GCSE’s and A-Levels, there’s a lot of pressure from parents, teachers and even friends that you should go to university. University is a great place to expand your mind, learn new things and meet new people. But, going to university is not for everybody. There are

Fabric & Haberdashery Shops in London

Below is my updated list of all that fabric and haberdashery shops that I’ve found in London. I’ve tried to include shops for all tastes and budgets. CENTRAL LONDON Shops in Central London tend to be on the pricier side, as you would expect, but you can find some beautiful, unique and high-quality fabrics and

Maintaining a Study/Life Balance

Studying at University can be really stressful. Juggling coursework, deadlines, family commitments, having somewhat of a social life and possibly a part-time job is enough to make anyone feel overwhelmed. If you’re studying a creative design course, it is especially difficult to get the balance right between doing coursework and actually living your life! However, you’ll

Making the Most of Your Time at University

University is a really exciting time. It’s a time where you get to learn loads of new things and meet some great people. There are loads of opportunities available to students whilst at university, so it’s important that you’re looking out for them and take advantage of them whilst you’re studying. I’ve put together my

Attending University Open Days

If you’re looking to go to university, it’s really important that you attend open days for the universities that you are considering applying to. It helps you make an informed decision about where to apply as you get to see the campus, meet the tutors and talk to current students. I’ve put together a few

Art Supply Shops in London

As an art & design student you’ll constantly be needing art supplies to work on your projects. I’ve put together a list of art supply shops in London that I’ve come accross that could be useful to you. Don’t worry, if you’re not studying in the London area, most of these shops allow you to

Art & Design Events in London this Autumn/Winter (2017/18)

With everyone getting back to school/college/university, I thought it was the perfect time to post my annual Autumn/Winter events blog post. I hope you find something inspiring 🙂 London Design Festival  Victoria & Albert Museum, Kensington 16th Sept 2017 – 24th Sept 2017 Find out more Plywood: Material of the Modern World Victoria & Albert

Fashion Design Student Toolkit

If you’re starting a fashion design course soon, you may be wondering what equipment you’ll need to get started. Most universities or colleges will provide you with some equipment like sewing machines, pattern paper and some thread, but you’ll need to bring most of your own equipment. I’ve put together a list of basic equipment

Preparing for your First Year at University

So, you’ve got yourself a place on a fashion course 👏👏👏 … what next? I’ve put together a list of things to consider when preparing for your first year on a fashion course at University. Enjoy! #1 – Pack your bags! (if you’re moving) If you’ve chosen to move to a new town or city to

Typical Week of a Fashion Student

We’re well into summer 2017, and I hope you’re all enjoying a well-deserved break! Some of you may be preparing to go to university in September to study fashion, some of you may be preparing to get into your final year of sixth form/college to start your university applications and some of you may just