Read about our new Cosmetic Science Reseacrh Lab which launched earlier this month: [ Link ]

Cosmetic Research Lab launches at London College of Fashion
MA Fashion Entrepreneurship and Innovation student Irene-Marie Seelig, shortlisted for this year's Mayor of London Entrepreneur Prize, for 'Amadou Mushroom Skin'. Read about it on the blog: [ Link ]

MA Fashion Entrepreneurship and Innovation student runner up in Mayor of London Entrepreneur Prize
"Since I was a child and first put on dresses I never thought I wanted to change my gender or anything like that. I always felt that I was a man in a dress. I like dressing up as a woman because I am a man and so it was boundary breaking and the taboo of that is a turn on." - Grayson Perry, Chancellor of UAL, visited LCF last week, to launch its brand-new Masculinities Hub, part of Research at...
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Grayson Perry at the Launch of the LCF Masculinities Hub
"These are the experiences that make you question the purpose of your life” - Helen Storey.

This year's #BetterLives lectures series presented by the Centre for Sustainable Fashion kicked off last week, with a talk by Professor Helen Storey discussing "Society", and her time at Za'atari Refugee Camp. [ Link ]

The 2017 Better Lives Lectures kick off with a talk about 'Society' - London College of Fashion News
LCF BA and MA Footwear students, Laura Thomas, Ashleigh Chambers and Amanda Brooker have been shortlisted for Draper’s Student Footwear Designer of the Year Award. The annual Drapers Footwear Awards are the only footwear focused fashion retail event these awards recognise and celebrate the very best in the industry. Visit the blog to find out more about their work.

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LCF students shortlisted for Draper's Student Footwear Designer of the Year Award
"I’d like a magazine to be healthy and not all fashion magazines are; a magazine should leave the reader feeling empowered. Fashion magazines matter because they let people dream; they allow us to immerse ourselves in different worlds." - Vogue's Lucinda Chambers talks at LCF 'Print Matters' Symposium. Read more on the blog: [ Link ]

Vogue's Lucinda Chambers talks at 'Print Matters' Symposium
We love the work from our International Introduction to the Study of Fashion students on Pigeons & Peacocks

P&P reimagined by International Introduction to Study Fashion students
The Newspaper Club featured the MA Fashion Cultures newspaper, that featured at the #LCFMA17 Exhibtion, in their February round-up. Make sure you pick up a copy at LCF!

Print Roundup: February - Newspaper Club
#ScabalxLCF - Weaving the Future

BA (Hons) Bespoke Tailoring student James Eardley discusses how he discovered his love for tailoring. More to follow on the LCF News blog...

Weaving the Future: Tailors of tomorrow - James Eardley
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Launderette fashion shoot by Hannah Mae Clarke & Lola Webster
LCF alumni at the International Fashion Showcase 2017 at Somerset House last month. Read more on the blog: [ Link ]

London College of Fashion - Official
CTPA awards LCF Cosmetic Science students every for their performances, improvements, and placements.

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CTPA awards best MSc Cosmetic Science students
BSc Fashion Management student Anna Davis talks to us about Amsterdam denim culture and EU shopping habits.

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Student Voices: Fashion Management students in Amsterdam
Only a few spaces left for the first of this year's Better Lives Lectures, 'Society: We are all migrants'.

To mark #InternationalWomensDay, Professor Helen Storey and colleagues, will share their recent experiences of visiting to the Za’atari Refugee Camp in Jordan, and the inspirational women they met there.

LCF Better Lives Lectures 2017: Society – we are all migrants

MA Journalism graduate Anelia Eujenny Thomas told us she was inspired by the buoyant grassroots movements of feminist collectives that were forming – such as The Art Hoe Collective, Supermodel Adwoah Aboa’s Gurls Talk, and artist Ashley Armitage’s, Girls by Girls Agency. #InternationalWomensDay

MA Fashion Journalism graduate Anelia Eujenny Thomas
"The best thing about the course is… you can do anything – nobody can limit you, but you have to make it happen within footwear. I think that this is also the most challenging aspect as well. It means you have to develop new things in concept and technique. It’s not easy, because you have to do a lot of research – you might make some mistakes in your project, but never give it up because that...
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Graduate Spotlight: MA Footwear student Jinhua Gao - London College of Fashion News
Read what Refinery29 recently had to say about LCF Cordwainers alumna Sophia Webster after she presented her AW17 Collection.

Cordwainers at LCF:

Sophia Webster Transported Us To Her Winter Wonderland
Contemporary retail shopping environments are transforming faster than ever with the rise of online marketplaces and specialised boutiques, Liberty London collaborated with BA (Hons) Visual Merchandising & Branding to try and keep their retail environment at the forefront of the industry.

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Liberty London Department Store Works With Visual Merchandising Students
Find out more about the recent LCF x Somerset House collaboration for SAM MCKNIGHT's exhibition at the arts venue.

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Did You See The LCF x Somerset House Takeover For Hair By Sam McKnight?
Wake up this Sunday to a SHOWstudio panel discussion with Fashion Illustration with alumna Amelie Hegardt. The panel discussion explored concepts and visual directions.

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