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Menswear Design Portfolio Weekend

Menswear Design Portfolio Weekend

College
Central Saint Martins
Taught by
Gabriel Castro

Description


If you want to focus on menswear design in your future studies or as part of your fashion career strategy, this is the course for you. Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate learner, it will guide you through key aspects of the creative design process.

The course will boost both your conceptual and practical abilities and you'll get an insight on how to take them to the next level. 

You should will leave the course with the confidence to work independently and the ability to plan how your portfolio will be presented for applications and interviews.

Topics covered

  • Doing and using good design research
  • Designing and sketching skills
  • Developing an eye for mood and colour
  • Understanding fabrics and their use
  • How to design a balanced collection
  • Using illustration and technical drawing techniques to convey your ideas

Who should take this course?

  • Students thinking of applying for further studies in menswear at either BA or MA level.
  • Anyone wanting to develop their menswear design skills in order to create or boost a portfolio.
  • Beginners are also welcome but it would be helpful if they have an idea about the direction to which they want to take their design.

Entry requirements: You should have some basic experience in fashion design through work, previous study, or personal interest.

Level: Beginners/Intermediate

 

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor Description


Gabriel is a menswear designer. He graduated from Central Saint Martins BA (Hons) Fashion Menswear and was awarded the LVMH Graduate prize, 2015. In the same year he was shortlisted for the H&M Design Award and his work has been featured in

Vogue (UK and Italy), ID online, Dazed digital, Wonderland magazine and GQ China.

After working at Kenzo in Paris, he is currently designing for the TH Collection line at Tommy Hillfiger in Amsterdam.

Materials


Please bring to the first session:

  • previous portfolio/design work
  • interesting visual research
  • magazines, old/new/your own photos , books, photocopies, garments with interesting details, fabrics anything you find visually interesting and would like to discuss

Available dates