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Every week a member of the CSF team or network contributes an article to this website, offering inspiring insights and ideas on the role fashion plays in a global sustainability agenda.

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Kering Award Finalists: Yophi Ignacia and Rosalie Overgaauw

Over the next few months, we will be introducing you to each of the ten finalists for the Kering Award for Sustainability 2016, ahead of the winner announcements in November. Since January 2016, these students have been developing and refining their sustainability projects, and presented them to an esteemed panel of judges from Kering, the […]

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H&M x LCF on the Strand

Our last destination for the H&M x LCF project on the last day of London Fashion Week is The Strand. We take a look at the work of LCF students George Boyle, Pheobe Yange and Miju Ko called  3패션人, a reference to the collaboration between all three of their cultures. Their collection applies weaving and construction techniques found […]

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H&M x LCF – Playful Activists

Throughout London Fashion Week we have been taking a look at some of the student collections which are being showcased at H&M stores around central London as part of the H&M x LCF collaboration project. Today we visit The Playful Activists, by Dayun Lee and Dawn Kelso, currently on display in the Covent Garden H&M windows. Through […]

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H&M x LCF Im-perfecting fashion

As we hit the half way point of London Fashion Week and the H&M x LCF Designing for Sustainability showcase, today we take a closer look at the display at Bond Street. Imperfection is Beautiful, by LCF students: Kayla Satzger, Sourena Ghaffari, Yuntao Ma, Jiaxin He and Wei Qi Lim draws upon the pre-lived nature of recycled garments as the […]

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H&M x LCF – Something New

Last night we officially launched the H&M x LCF project with a London Fashion Week event hosted by H&M at their flagship Oxford Circus store. The response from the room was overwhelmingly positive, with real appreciation for the creative works on display. Showcasing the student works during London Fashion Week is not only a testament to the quality […]

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H&M x LCF at London Fashion Week

It was around this time last year we launched the Clothes Well Lived project – a collaboration with H&M and London College of Fashion’s BA (Hons) Creative Direction to create a series of window installations that challenge our perceptions of value through the lens of fashion. This year the journey continues as we work with H&M, BA(Hons) Fashion Design & Technology […]

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Kering Award Finalist: Alyson Tobin

Over the next few months, we will be introducing you to each of the ten finalists for the Kering Award for Sustainability 2016, ahead of the winner announcements in November. Since January 2016, these students have been developing and refining their sustainability projects, and presented them to an esteemed panel of judges from Kering, the […]

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Learning from Laundry

Laundry practices, clothing design and resource consumption has been the focus of my research over the past eight years. While laundry is a pretty mundane chore that most of us don’t like to spend too much time doing, let alone thinking about, it’s also an extremely resource intensive and polluting practice. Our laundry loads have […]

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Kering Award Finalist: Agraj Jain

Over the next few months, we will be introducing you to each of the ten finalists for the Kering Award for Sustainable Fashion 2016, hearing about their projects and their thoughts on the Award process, ahead of the winner announcements in November. Since January 2016, these students have been developing and refining their sustainability projects, […]

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Congratulations LCF Graduates!

  As we near the start of a new academic year, we’re looking back at some recent LCF graduates who worked or studied closely with the Centre during their time at LCF, and reflect on their successes on BA, MA and PhD courses across the university. Alyson Tobin, BA Cordwainers Footwear Alyson Tobin was one […]