GFW2015: Bath Spa University

For its first individual show at Graduate Fashion Week, Bath Spa University displayed once more great professionalism. The Fashion Course at Bath Spa focuses on technicality and innovation.

GFW2014: Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University graduate fashion show demonstrated beautifully the course’s commitment to allure.

Bath Spa University

Established in 2003, this off-site department is a 15 minute walk from the University’s main Art & Design campus. Professor John Miles, former Head of Fashion & Textiles at the Royal College of Art, was the main contributor to the course curriculum which tries to address some of the criticisms levelled at UK Fashion Education. It aims to provide students with an understanding of the fashion industry as a whole, while developing their creative, design and technical skills.

Pooja Gupta Writing on Wool – IFWC

Pooja Gupta Writing on Wool – IFWC

Folio: Thomas Brookes Sketchbook

Thomas Brookes recently showed his SS14 collection at Graduate Fashion Week in London.

Book Review – Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

Trends are not confined to mortals: a book review on the V&A’s Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

Shoes: Pleasure and Pain at the V&A

A historical compromise: the V&A reveals historical and futuristic footwear that concedes pain for pleasure

Riviera Style: Resort and Swimwear Since 1900

Handed a train ticket on admission, visitors are set to embark on a journey to the seaside where one hundred years of swimwear awaits them. Split into five chronological sections, each spanning two to three decades, the exhibition explores: style evolution, fabric development and consumer needs, contextualised with the expansion of the railway and holiday market. Riviera Style aims to “illuminate past and present swimwear fashions and inspire future design directions in the industry

New Designers Part 1 – The Body in Motion

New Designers Part 1 – The body in motion proved a prolific source of inspiratio