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Food waste as art in autumnal colours.
Food waste as art in autumnal colours.
Waste me not | PhD student work | Photography by Marie Stenton | Design | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London

LCF hosts 2 world-leading UAL research centres - the Centre for Fashion Curation and the Centre for Sustainable Fashion - as well as 8 research hubs.

Research stories


  • Shot of a runway
    Christopher Raeburn Spring Summer, 2018
    The Business of Fashion, Textiles and Technology  

    The 5 year industry-led project focusses on delivering innovation within the entire fashion and textile supply chain, with special attention given to positioning industry as agents of new technology and materials development.

  • 2 young girls wearing headscarves walking on the high street and laughing
    Muslim Fashion book cover
    Modest Fashion in UK Women's Working Life

    This AHRC project explores how religiously-related modest fashion and associated behaviours impact on UK women's working lives – regardless of their own religious community or beliefs.

  • Distorted digital rendered face
    @ E-Nkiruka-Oparah. Precursor to a New Dream.
    Design Futures in Sub-Saharan Africa  

    The Design Futures in SSA: Post-Western Perspectives is a network of pioneering technologists, curators and scholars from Ghana, Kenya, Senegal, South Africa and UK. This project is funded by the Leverhulme Trust.

Research facilities

  • Fashion for Beaux and Belles at Barrett Street School
    Credit: LCF Archives LCF Archives, Fashion for Beaux and Belles at Barrett Street School. @ London College of Fashion, College Archive VADS
    LCF library and archives

    The LCF library and archives gives you access to books, journals, DVDS and garments relating to all aspects of the fashion industry.

  • Close-up of indexed materials in the JPS library.
    Materials Collection at JPS Library | London College of Fashion | University of Arts London | 2021
    Research facilities

    The LCF research centres offer a great resource for your studies, from research to final projects.

  • Moschino clothing in Super Sharp exhibition at Fashion Space Gallery
    Photography by Katy Davies, Super Sharp Exhibition View: Garage Girls- Moschino Graphic Printed Denim Outfits.
    Fashion Space Gallery

    LCF's Fashion Space Gallery is a contemporary exhibition space that engages with fashion, design and art.

  • Girl in floral shirt looking at yellow picture on the wall
    Image courtesy of UAL
    UAL Research online  

    Our repository for research outputs from UAL's academics.

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