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ABC Level 2 – Fashion Design

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Daniel Rynne

The Great Depression

“My collection is based on the work of Dorothea Lange and the Farm Security Administration. A lot of it was inspired by the photos from that time; the colours, the vibes, the deconstructed and reconstructed look.

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Sophie Whatling

“My collection is inspired by illustration and artwork. A lot of it is based on mental health, which I’ve done through repair stitches and patch working things together. A lot of my pattern comes from the inkblot test.

“I’m moving to Italy in July to work with Missoni for six months, starting a placement in the menswear department for design. I’m a bit scared, but they’ve provided me with an apartment, which is great!

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Womenswear Top & Skirt

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own clothes? If the answer is ‘Yes’, then this course will be suitably fitting for you!

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Fashion Branding and Communication

Behind every great fashion house is a team of top communicators.

Marketing, branding, PR, styling and trend prediction fuels the £26 billion British fashion industry. Our BA (Hons) Fashion Branding and Communication course will help you become a part of it.

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Costume and Performance Design

Graduates from this course have gone on to design and make costumes for theatres and film studios all over the world.

The BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design course has recently been recognised as a centre of excellence by The Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2017. You can read more about this prestigious award here.

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This dynamic course gives you the skills needed for a career in the fast-moving world of 21st century fashion.

Our graduating Fashion students scooped seven awards at Graduate Fashion Week 2018 – including the Graduate Fashion Week Gold Award.

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‘Made in Britain’ is a label sought after throughout the world. The UK textile industry offers graduates an opportunity to work with businesses that range from fashion to interiors.

This course is perfect for you if you have a love of colour, pattern, texture, fabric, materials, surface design, making, decorative drawing, decoration, constructing, manipulating, and practical engagement.

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