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  • 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
    Fashion for Beaux and Belles at Barrett Street School. @ London College of Fashion, College Archive VADS

    Credit: LCF Archives
    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.

  • Digital Anthropology Lab
    Digital Anthropology Lab Credit: Hanna Puskarz

    Research facilities

    As well as our archives and library, 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
    Super Sharp Exhibition View: Garage Girls- Moschino Graphic Printed Denim Outfits.

    Credit: Photography by Katy Davies
    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.