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Centre for Fashion Curation

A world-leading centre in the field of fashion curation.

CfFC is an international centre which explores all elements of exhibition-making and archival research. Situated within an academic and inclusive environment, the Centre engages with meaningful and experimental enquiries into theoretical and practice-based fashion curation.

The Centre provides a unique catalyst and platform for research, exhibitions, symposiums, workshops and publications, and collections-based enquiries.

Research, teaching and learning are embedded within the practices of the Centre. CfFC’s academics lead and teach on the MA Fashion Curation and most provide PhD supervision.

We actively forge close partnerships with global, national and regional museums, galleries, archives, private collections, conservators, creative and commercial industries and publishers to support the theory and practice of the discipline in its broadest sense.

Find out more about the Centre for Fashion Curation.

Contact

cffc@arts.ac.uk

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London College of Fashion,
University of the Arts London
20 John Prince’s Street,
London, W1G 0BJ

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Centre for Fashion Curation stories

Motive Motif - Embroidery Workshop

To coincide with this year’s UAL Research Season, where all six UAL colleges hosted events on the theme of social justice and the arts, CfFC presented a workshop and talk on the life and work of the Suffragettes.

Tunbridge Wells Museum - Amelia Collection

Tunbridge Wells Museum Amelia Collection. The Amelia (formerly the Tunbridge Wells Museum) is currently undergoing a large restoration project and has set out to review its collection. Six MA Fashion Curation students, have been enlisted to assist

Projects

A young man taking of a sweat shirt with a 'Wu-Tang' logo
A young man taking of a sweat shirt with a 'Wu-Tang' logo

Subcultures: Then and Now

Celebrating 25th anniversary of a groundbreaking fashion exhibition 'Streetstyle' held at the V&A in 1994 through a series of exhibitions, podcasts and events.

Wooden upright chair with a pair of white shoes and wooden box on floor
Wooden upright chair with a pair of white shoes and wooden box on floor

Footnotes

Work inspired by selected shoes from LCF’s archive, revealing new interpretations of historic objects.

4 mannequins displaying fashion in The Vulgar exhibition
4 mannequins displaying fashion in The Vulgar exhibition

Vulgar

An exhibition to challenge and reconsider this important area of taste.

3 models in foreground; Eiffel Tower and fireworks in background
3 models in foreground; Eiffel Tower and fireworks in background

Jean Paul Gaultier: Be My Guest

An enquiry into the French designer's graphic design and advertising work.

Engage

Installation view of exhibition
Homo Faber, Venice 2018 by Judith Clark

Read our blog

Stay up-to-date with CfFC news, reviews, interviews and reflections.

Watch our talks

A deeper look into CfFC themes.

Streetstyle exhibition flyer

Lectures and events

Register for CfFC lectures, workshops and events.

Piecemakers exhibition
Piecemakers exhibition at Fashion Space Gallery

Fashion Space Gallery

See what exhibitions and events are happening at the Fashion Space Gallery and Arcade East.

PhD students

Jenna Rossi Camus
Jenna Rossi Camus
Beige parka elbow detail
Beige parka elbow detail
Yves Saint Laurent, Fall 1999
Yves Saint Laurent, Fall 1999. Photograph Philippe Cometti
Jean Harlow - the Eye
Jean Harlow - the Eye
Louise Elizabeth Penn Chapman
Louise Elizabeth Penn Chapman
Portrait of June Rowe
June Rowe
Painting of a girl
Cyana Sailmaker by Stephen Appleby-Barr (2018)

Past PhDs

Matteo Augello: Corporate cultural policies and museums: a critical evaluation of the role of the industry in the evolution of fashion curation in Italy

Sara Chong Kwan: Making Sense of Everyday Dress: Integrating multi-sensory experience within our understanding of contemporary dress in the UK.

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