Shee Fun Chan is the course leader. After graduating in BA Fashion and Textiles from Ravensbourne, she has worked a variety of roles in the industry over the past 15 years including accessory design/production and showroom sales for Ann-Sofie Back, with collections sold internationally in Opening Ceremony Korea, Ooga Booga NY and featured in publications including i-D, 10 and Vogue. After gaining a PG Cert in Innovative Pattern Cutting from Central Saint Martins she worked as a freelance pattern cutter for clients including Mulberry, Danielle Scutt and Antipodium. She is currently studying for her MA in Academic Practice at UAL, exploring concepts in 3D realisation.
Luke Stevens graduated from the Royal College of Art Menswear Program in 2016, having previously completed a BA in Womenswear at Central St. Martins. Since graduating from the Royal College of Art, Luke has worked on a number of interdisciplinary design projects, showcasing work at London Collections Men, Paris Fashion Week, Fashion Space Gallery and Dutch Design Week. Recent collaborative projects have been presented at the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, the London Design Festival and the Vienna Biennale.
Olivia Hegarty works in industry as a designer and consultant across all product areas with a particular interest in the importance of good design and its relevance to environmental and social sustainability. She is co-Founder of Percival Menswear. ARTS Founding member of The Grantchester Tailors Guild - workwear for artists and makers by The Grantchester Pottery. She has designed costumes for performance art and contemporary dance and contributed artwork to projects around the UK and Europe. She is also an Associate Lecturer at Central Saint Martins.
Philippa Hino graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in BA Hons in Fashion. Her career in womenswear design spans over 15 years working with brands across the working as a Multi-product designer across luxury, denim and commentary market, such as Gareth Pugh, Victoria Beckham, 7 For All Mankind and French Connection. Recently working with sustainable online retailer Rêve En Vert, creating in house collection. Co - founder of concept store 3939shop, Philippa has worked with Theo Adams Company for costume design and consults with Courtney Love in collaborative design projects. Philippa is a Designer Lecture in FDT Womenswear and continues her work as a freelance consultant.
Peter Cox started making his own clothes from the age of 10. His first job at the age of 16 was working for Eastex and Dereta, where he trained in all departments of the factory, ending as a stock cutter and lay planner. After 6 years he left to study menswear tailoring at Perivale Tailoring College, then went on to work for bespoke tailors GD Golding for 10 years, eventually becoming a master tailor. At this point he was keen to start his own business and so studied HND Womenswear Design and Clothing at the University of Hertfordshire. After working as a production tailor and pattern cutter for Marchpole \ Jasper Conran \ YSL for two year's Peter ran his own company aimed at making one-off garments, often for famous clients. He has worked with many big names (including Lee McQueen, John Galliano, and Stella McCartney) and has freelanced for a variety of clients including the V&A, Primark, and Long Tall Sally. Peter has worked for the UAL since 1995 and is currently working as a lecturer on BA Womenswear and is the international student coordinator for the School of Design and Technology.
Kathy McGee graduated from the BA Fashion Design Technology Womenswear course at LCF and went on to study MA Menswear at the prestigious Royal College of Art, graduating in 2015. She now teaches at RCA as a visiting lecturer on MA Fashion and through her personal professional practice explores ways in which digital technology can enhance an understanding of design realisation for the body. This work has resulted in projects such as Digitoile which explores a new approach to prototyping, garment construction and material usage.
Keren Brat A graduate from LCF Fashion Design and Technology: Womenswear BA, and coming from a fine art background, Keren has always been interested in using a variety of media to express her vision. After working with a range of London based designers, she opened her own Womenswear and Accessories label and exhibited bi-annually during London and Paris Fashion weeks. Keren has been teaching multidisciplinary subjects including traditional leatherwork, life drawing, ethics & sustainability, CAD, design and 3D realisation. Her ongoing research in the Indian Himalayas is focusing on how Buddhist artistic practice has been changing the structure of the community.
Crimson O’Shea graduated from Central Saint Martins (BA) Hons Fashion: Fashion Design and Womenswear and went on to study MA Textile Design at the Royal College of Art. She is a multi-disciplinary designer working across both womenswear and textiles. As a designer she has experience of working in the studios of John Galliano and Diane von Furstenberg. As a freelancer she has created and sold her original designs across luxury, sportswear, mid-market and formal wear to brands including Lululemon, Guy Larouche, Monsoon and Thomas Pink. She has an extensive portfolio in Fashion Design education. She has taught internationally and is currently Year 1 Leader on BA Fashion Design Technology: Womenswear.
Jeanette Osterried studied Fashion Design Womenswear at Central Saint Martins and the Royal Academy of Antwerp. Since then she has run her own womenswear and knitwear business and worked alongside designers including Ann Sofie Back, Sharon Wauchob and Peter Jensen. For the past 10 years she taught at numerous prestigious fashion universities including Central Saint Martins, University of the Creative Arts and Epsom. She has extensive knowledge of fashion design, knitwear, draping, portfolio preparation and online classrooms and is experienced in teaching students of various nationalities and backgrounds.
Jessica Saunders is the programme director for the Fashion Design Programme, which includes BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology: Menswear, BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology: Womenswear and BA (Hons) Fashion Jewellery. Read Jessica Saunders' full profile here.
Rob Phillips is the creative director for the School of Design and Technology. Trained in fashion womenswear, surface textiles: print, menswear and illustration Rob went on to become the fashion editor for International Textiles magazine and consultant for fashion brands. Rob's broad skill set of fashion design, process, graphics, presentation, typography, advertising and communication led to his appointment as Creative Director of Fashion Forecast magazine, where his progressive work promoting young fashion talent garnered him much acclaim from industry. Rob continues to nurture talent at LCF across all courses within the School, teaching holistically about fashion, developing the students’ full potential so they can make their unique contribution to the fashion industry. He furthers the work of the College through many routes, including industry projects, collaborations and competitions. He also curates and directs the School’s events including fashion shows, films, photoshoots, publications and exhibitions. Rob continues to contribute to industry as a fashion commentator (BBC, The Guardian, SHOWstudio and more) and as creative consultant for fashion brands. Read Rob Phillips' full profile here.