Blog

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 Finalist: Agnes Kiss

Over the next few months, we will be introducing you to each of the ten finalists for the Kering Award for Sustainability 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, and […]

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Can Fast Fashion Ever Be Ethical?

‘Can Fast Fashion Ever Be Ethical?’ That was the question we posed to our panel and audience at last week’s debate, co-hosted with the Ethical Trading Initiative. The question of the ethics of fast fashion is, admittedly, too big to be answered in the course of a ninety minute event, but the speakers, including Dilys, […]

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Kering Award Finalist: Iciar Bravo Tomboly

Over the next few months, we will be introducing you to each of the ten finalists for the Kering Award for Sustainable Fashion 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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Kering Award Finalist: James Eardley

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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Kering Award Finalist: Elise Comrie

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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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 […]