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

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

How to Promote Yourself

As a creative student, it is important to find ways of standing out in a very competitive job market. One way you can achieve this is by promoting yourself and your work throughout your studies. Doing this can prove useful when you’re looking for a work placement, internship, or even a job when you graduate,

Top 10 Books for Fashion Students

I’ve put together a list of my 10 favourite books that have helped me throughout my fashion design degree. This list includes books that help with research, design, pattern cutting, sewing and everything in between! Hopefully, you’ll find a book from this list that will help you too!   SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

Choosing the right University

Deciding to go to University is a huge decision, so you want to make sure that you’re choosing the right University and degree course for you. University is not only a big expense, but it’s also a big investment of your time, so it’s important to do your research before sending off your applications. I’ve

List of Fashion Design Degrees in the UK

Note: This is not a full list of UK Fashion Design courses, for full listings see UCAS. The following information is correct as of July 2017. LONDON Instituto Marangoni www.istitutomarangoni.com/en/ BA (Hon) Fashion Design | BA (Hons) Fashion Design & Womenswear | BA (Hons) Fashion Design & Menswear | BA (Hons) Fashion Design & Accessories