Fashion Design And Styling for 16 to 18 Year Olds (Weekend)

A fast-paced weekend course dedicated to research and design development for fashion.Saturday will be a research day, where you will be introduced to how research for fashion is done and spend time in the Central Saint Martins library. Emphasis will be on the importance of research and how this informs ideas and the design process...

Taught by: Jane Francis.

Description

A fast-paced weekend course dedicated to research and design development for fashion.

Saturday will be a research day, where you will be introduced to how research for fashion is done and spend time in the Central Saint Martins library. Emphasis will be on the importance of research and how this informs ideas and the design process. You will create a mood board and gather inspirations which will inform the next day’s work. You will also have a brief tutorial on fashion illustration.

Sunday will be the design day, where the you will spend time refining your research, and design, a capsule collection and present this, along with the initial research.

This will be an introduction to the skills and techniques used by the degree students at Central Saint Martins.The process will be an excellent introduction to the kind of work needed for a successful portfolio and give students a taste of studying fashion.

Tutor information

Jane Francis is the course leader and a BA and Masters graduate of Fine Art. She has over thirty years of experience in the fashion industry. She founded her own label for womenswear and accessories in the 1980’s, retailing through Liberty, Hyper-Hyper, Harrods, Saks and Patricia Field. She went on to work professionally for Vivienne Westwood for over a decade, focusing on the creation, production and catwalk presentations of her collections specialising in fashion accessories, jewellery and footwear. She has held posts within CSM and UAL as a Senior Lecturer Foundation Studies (Fashion), Course Leader for BA (Hons) Fashion Jewellery and Fashion Accessories courses. Now she combines teaching with working as a freelance consultant, stylist and photographer to many international fashion brands and designers, including Ghost, Tank Magazine and TopShop. Jane draws on the experiences gained from working with fine art and the fashion industries, to inform her educational ethos: To encourage forward thinking, innovative and creative approaches to design, through experimental, academic and practical inquiry. You can find her on Instagram.


Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
03/12/2016 - 04/12/2016Saturday and Sunday10:00 - 16:002 Days£295Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
18/03/2017 - 19/03/2017Saturday and Sunday10:00 - 16:002 Days£295Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket