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New Masterclass Mentor: Design Guru Leandra O’Sullivan
26.10.2018 New Masterclass Mentor: Design Guru Leandra O’Sullivan

Joining our expert mentoring team Leandra O’Sullivan brings her design experience and expertise to the masterclass table. F ormerly Head of Design at ASOS.com and Debenhams, Leandra has worked in high street fashion for 19 years. She began...

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Happy 3rd Birthday FTA!
24.10.2018 Happy 3rd Birthday FTA!

The Fashion Technology Academy (FTA) is now three-years-old.  Since setting up The Factory in 2010, CEO Jenny Holloway soon realized how vast the skills shortage in production in the UK was which led to the development of the...

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Gieves & Hawkes Widens its Net to the Chinese Market
22.10.2018 Gieves & Hawkes Widens its Net to the Chinese Market

Renowned British bespoke menswear brand Gieves & Hawkes has become the fourth brand from the Ruyi-owned Trinity Group to open an official flagship store on JD.com. Headquartered at No. 1 Savile Row, Gieves & Hawkes is iconic...

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Meet Julia Burrows Senior Tutor at the FTA
19.10.2018 Meet Julia Burrows Senior Tutor at the FTA

Career routes in the fashion sector are diverse and numerous, each week we will introduce an individual that works in the industry to gain an insight into their fashion world. This week it's the turn of Julia Burrows, Senior Tutor at the...

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The Future of Fabrics Questioned at 'Fashioned From Nature' at the V&A
17.10.2018 The Future of Fabrics Questioned at 'Fashioned From Nature' at the V&A

Fabrics have come under the media spotlight of late as environmental concerns have grown around the use of plastics in the industry. As much as two thirds of UK clothing is created from synthetic fibres such as polyester, acrylic or...

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