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Street Fashion and Streetwear, have become part of our global lexicon of style. With authentic origins in subculture, the street is where established and emerging designers and brands can find their creative voice. Rebellion, youth and D.I.Y attitude define street culture and street fashion. This course will introduce you to London street fashion as a source for inspiration and design.
The course will introduce students to basic techniques and approaches to the development and visualisation of design ideas for fashion including: research, concept building, illustration, 2D to 3D translation, hand making, customization, upcycling, textiles, image making and styling. Students will complete daily tasks, building a body of work that can contribute to portfolio building and preparation for further study. They will learn about fundamental techniques for Fashion design and methodologies used within industry, further and higher education.
Advice will be provided on application processes, portfolios and further study options at FE and HE level. The course is co-taught by visiting designers, fashion practitioners, working independently or with international brands, and graduates from Central Saint Martins.
Who should attend this course?
This course is for students aged 13 to 16 years old.
Clear, easy to understand lessons:
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This course is scheduled to run on campus in a face-to-face delivery format. Please note that due to the ongoing pandemic situation this course may be adapted in line with UK government guidance or other operational requirements. This may include changing course location (to another UAL site), cancellation of the course, or moving part or all of the course online. In the event of any changes being required we will inform you as soon as possible and support you in any changes required. Please bear this in mind when making any travel, visa, or accommodation arrangements.
Please bring with you to the first session:
All other materials and specialist equipment will be provided by the college, including mannequins, individual sketchbooks, textiles and art and design mediums.
London is the 'street fashion' capital of the world. Many international fashion designers look to London as a source of inspiration and ideas. It is a rich cultural melting-pot that has provided a unique background to some of fashion's most famous trends.