Volvo worked with students from the part-time courses in Fashion Business, Fashion Design, Fashion Media and Fashion Branding.
Students from London College of Fashion's part time courses worked with Amnesty International to create products that promote human rights through design.
A T-shirt design competition formed part of the year-long collaboration, with ten student designs being presented at the Amnesty Student Conference, where 5 were selected to be sold in the Amnesty pop-up shop at the Boxpark in Shoreditch. The project ended with a fundraising sky-dive.
It put a fire under my work, to be able to do something creative that I enjoyed, but also something that would benefit other people."
From a 'media' perspective, the interesting part is that you can actually use fashion as a platform for political challenges."
- Antonella, BA (Hons) Fashion Media (Part time)
We've worked in a one-on-one nature with students who are working on final year projects, to see how the ideas around Amnesty's campaigns can be developed in terms of fashion."
- Lara Woolston, Head of Retail, Amnesty International UK