Drawing at LCF

Competition now open!

#DRAWFASHION is London College of Fashion’s annual fashion illustration competition supported by Cass Art.

Open to all current undergraduate and postgraduate students across the UK, #DRAWFASHION celebrates the deeply analytical and emotional skills of drawing and fashion illustration, art forms that capture the wonder of the fashioned body. The competition encourages students to explore their fashion design practice through observation, abstract thinking, traditional and digital drawing techniques and other mediums that drawing has used, in the process of development, such as ceramics, metalwork, tapestry and beyond.

To enter, you must email three fashion illustrations in one PDF file no bigger than 9mb to drawfashion@arts.ac.uk and also upload these to Instagram using the hashtag #DRAWFASHION @CassArtLondon

Make sure to read the brief at the bottom of this page before entering, as we cannot accept entries that are not correct.

The application deadline is Monday 3 July 2017 at 12 midday.


  • LCF X CASS ART #DRAWFASHION 2017 Winner - £500.00 of Cass Art Vouchers and a cash prize of £1000.
  • The Rob Phillips x Cass Art Award for EXPERIMENTAL PRACTICE wins £250 of Cass Art Vouchers and a cash prize of £500.
  • The Cass Art Highly Commended prize - £250.00 of Cass Art Vouchers.


Through drawing we can move design; personify style, mood, identity and feeling; make a statement; progress traditions and construct new worlds to push fashion forward

Rob Phillips, Creative Director, School of Design & Technology

London College of Fashion is proud to announce that DRAW FASHION is supported by the UK’s leading independent art supplies retailer, Cass Art.

NINA DE YORKE Fashion Illustration Award

LCF students from across all courses are able to participate in the NINA DE YORKE Fashion Illustration Award. In the recent past, our students won for five consecutive years. The portfolios below not only mark London College of Fashion's drawing and illustration success but equally demonstrates just how important drawing is to our design community