Fashion Mix

This course will give you a flavour of the mix of various fashion skills needed in the design process encouraged in fashion design classes at Central Saint Martins. A personal approach will be key. You'll learn how to do visual research for fashion in order to realise your concepts...

Taught by: Petra Metzger, Audrey Ang.

Description

This course will give you a flavour of the mix of various fashion skills needed in the design process encouraged in fashion design classes at Central Saint Martins. A personal approach will be key. You'll learn how to do visual research for fashion in order to realise your concepts. It is suitable for beginners as well as intermediate students.

The projects are designed to help you with your portfolio. Each daily workshop will lead you to design your own unique fashion collection. You will learn how to experiment, communicate, expand your skills, use your individuality and realise original fashion ideas.

Topics covered

  • Learning to research for a fashion collection in CSM Library
  • Talks with a professional from the fashion industry
  • Draping - translating your ideas into 3 dimensional work
  • Fashion figure drawing
  • Creating colour ways for fashion
  • Designing your own fashion collection

The outcomes of the projects should constitute a helpful addition to a fashion portfolio.

Who should take this course?

The course will suit beginners who have not designed before or those with more experience who want to see what it is like to experience the design process at CSM.

Entry requirements: None

Level: Beginners as well as more experienced students who feel they need a new challenge.

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older


Tutor information

Petra Metzger is a fashion designer living and working in London.
Following her graduation from the acclaimed Fashion MA at Central St. Martins College of Art and Design, Petra launched EINE in summer 2013.
www.eine-studios.com

She developed her dressmaking and design skills while working alongside innovative designers such as Haider Ackermann (http://www.haiderackermann.be/), Hussein Chalayan (http://husseinchalayan.com/) and Peter Jensen (http://peterjensen.co.uk/).
Her work is distinguished by its strong tailoring and its unabashed celebration of woman. While pursuing her profession as a designer, Petra is teaching subjects including fashion design, pattern cutting, drawing and styling at Central Saint Martins College, Norwich University of the Arts and the London Art Portfolio.



Audrey Ang has enjoyed a long fashion career designing womenswear for Yohji Yamamoto in London, Paris and Tokyo. Her own accessories labels sold worldwide in high fashion stores such as Selfridges, Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Printemps, Saks 5th Avenue and Neiman Marcus with clients such as Kate Moss, Christy Turlington and Neneh Cherry. A diverse and creative freelancer, she works sometimes for film, editorial shoots, accessory projects (including for Louis Vuitton) and in recent years for some of the UK's top florists for high profile weddings, editorial and events. She has tutored for several years at Central Saint Martins teaching various levels in fashion design, accessory and costume jewellery design and fashion styling. her own work has featured frequently in Vogue UK, Vogue Paris, W magazine, V magazine, Harper's Bazaar, Spur, Glamour, Elle, Elle Deco, Time Out, The Sunday Times, The Telegraph, In Style, Marie Claire and i-D.

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session (all materials can be bought on the first day at the CSM College Shop):

  • Small Notebook
  • A3 layout paper pad
  • 3B art pencil
  • Colouring materials (no paints but instead felt tips, crayons, pastels, etc.)
  • Masking tape
  • Scissors for paper and fabric
  • Pins

Also useful:

  • Digital camera for collecting research - This is needed EVERY day
  • USB key stick 
  • Laptop

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
10/07/2017 - 14/07/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£545Fully Booked Granary Sq. - N1C
04/09/2017 - 08/09/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£545Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
21/10/2017 - 18/11/2017Saturdays10:00 - 16:005 Weeks£545Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
11/12/2017 - 15/12/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£545Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket