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2ND YEAR SHOOT - SHAPE-UP

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2nd YEAR FASHION SHOOT- ALL ABOUT PATTERN

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1ST SEMESTER ASSESSMENTS

2ND  YEAR  ASSESSMENTS - MONDAY  9TH  JANUARY
3RD  YEAR  ASSESSMENTS - WEDNESDAY  11TH  JANUARY
4TH  YEAR  ASSESSMENTS - TUESDAY  10TH  JANUARY

EXTERNAL ASSESSOR

THE  4TH  YEAR  EXTERNAL  ASSESSOR  WILL  BE  VISITING  THE  COLLEGE  THE  WEEK  OF  THE  16TH  JANUARY

GERBER TRAINING

THE  GERBER  ROOM  WILL  BE  UNAVAILABLE  TO  STUDENTS  ON  MONDAY  12TH / TUESDAY 13TH / WEDNESDAY  14TH  DUE  TO  STAFF  TRAINING

DCU PROJECT

A  NUMBER  OF  STUDENTS  ARE  PARTICIPATING  IN  THE  DCU  PROJECT  AGAIN  THIS  YEAR - DEADLINE  FOR  SUBMISSIONS  IS  12TH  DECEMBER

COLLEGE IS CLOSED FRIDAY 6TH DECEMBER

SOME BLOGS TO CHECK OUT

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DOROTHY STEWART TRUST

REMINDER

DEADLINE  FOR  THE  DOROTHY  STEWART  BURSARY  MONDAY  12TH  DECEMBER
APPLICATION  FORMS  AND  CV  MUST  BE  HANDED  IN  AT  9.30

LONDON TRIP 2012

LONDON  FBRIC  BUYING  AND  RESEARCH  TRIP
MONDAY  6TH - FRIDAY  10TH  FEB  20112
OPTION  TO  TRAVEL  FROM  FRIDAY  3RD
CLASSES  RESUME  MONDAY  13TH
3RD  AND  4TH  YEAR  TUTORIALS  WILL  BE  HELD  NEAR  THE  GENERATOR  HOSTEL  ON  TUES / WED/ THURS / FRI  MORNINGS
SCHEDULE  TO  FOLLOW
2ND  YEARS  WILL  MEET  MICHELLE  AT  THE  HOSTEL  EACH  MORNING

THE  GENERATOR  HOSTEL
37  TAVISTOCK  PLACE  RUSSELL  SQUARE
0044 (0)  207 3887666
STUDENTS  RESPONSIBLE  FOR  BOOKING  OWN  FLIGHTS AND  ACCOMMODATION

Award winning LSAD graduate designer contemporises Irish traditions

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Waterford native, Claire O'Sullivan, graduated from LSAD in Fashion this week, was awarded the IACI Muriel Gahan Scholarship RDS prize €1,000. Also at the recent RDS National Craft Competition she was awarded the RDS Graduate Prize 2011 €1,500 and 1st Prize in Knitting & Crochet.
Originally from Ballygunner she now lives in An Rinn, Co. Waterford. Moving to the Gealtacht has given Claire a huge insight into a dwindling culture of Irish speakers and traditional crafts people. Here she found inspiration to pursue Irish traditions and crafts women of the older generation who have passed on their knowledge and traditional skills to her and bring them forward keeping them alive. The winning piece titled "Exodus" is inspired by emigration and the Exodus of Irish Craft. The yarn sponsored by 'Donegal Yarns' and KNOLL is 100% undyed pure new wool, which is naturally eco-friendly. This comes from KNOLLS 'Ecology' range; the yarn is spun in Donegal …

JOANNE HYNES S/S 2012

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David Poole had just got his most recent edition ofSlashstroke Magazine(http://slashstrokemagazine.com/) to print, whenhe went straight into working as Creative Director on Joanne Hynes Spring/Summer 2012 Collection which showcased at London Fashion Week. This is the start of an exciting period for David, as an off shoot from the multi media Slashstroke Magazine he is working on "Slashstroke Creative" a group of Design industry experts available for consultancy and project direction and collaboration. David is currently based in London but is available though Morgan the Agency within Ireland. http://www.joannehynes.com/

SLASHSTROKE MAGAZINE

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FOUNDED  BY  DAVID  POOLE 
LSAD  FASHION  GRADUATE

http://slashstrokemagazine.com/

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN S/S 2012 - MASTER CLASS IN FABRIC MANIPULATION

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MUST  BE  VIEWED  ON  VOGUE  WEBSITE  FOR  MAGNIFIED  DETAILS

http://www.vogue.co.uk/fashion/spring-summer-2012/ready-to-wear/alexander-mcqueen#

CHECK OUT SOME GREAT IMAGES FROM UNA BURKE ON FASHIONPHOENIX BLOG

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FUTURE MAKERS EXHIBITION AND SEMINAR

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SOME BLOGS TO DIP INTO!

PITTI FILLATI POWERPOINT PRESENTATION BY LIZ SPILLANE

YOU  CAN  NOW  ACCESS  THE  POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS   ON  MOODLE


SOME  WEBSITES  WHICH  WERE  REFERRED  TO  DURING  THE  PRESENTATION

SWATCHING  AGENTS
www.acorn-swatches.com www.fionacolquhoun.com www.sophiesteller.com

BOND-IN   
NEW  INNOVATION  IN  BONDING / THERMOWELDING   FABRICS 
www.dyloan.org
www.framis.it


SARAH RYAN - TRIUMPH INSPIRATION AWARDS

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SARAH  RYAN  A  CURRENT  3RD  YEAR  STUDET  REPRESENTED  IRELAND  IN  THE  TRIUMPH  INTERNATIONAL  AWARDS  IN  BERLIN   ON   JULY  7TH

http://www.triumph.com/ie/en/3112.html?pro=ie&loc=en&dest=ie/en



ALL ABOUT PATTERN - FOYER EXHIBITION

MONDAY  31ST  OCTOBER - 9TH  NOVEMBER
AS PART  OF  DESIGN  WEEK  THERE  WILL  BE  A  KNIT  COLOUR  AND  PATTERN  EXHIBITION  FROM  2ND  YEAR  FASHION  STUDENTS

RDS WINNERS

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IST  PRIZE   IN  CROCHET  AND  KNITTING  WENT  TO  CLARE  O'SULLIVAN  WITH  HER  HAND  CROCHET  DRESS  IN  100%  WOOL. CLARE  WHO  IS  ONE   OF  OUR  2011 GRADUATES  HAS  ALSO  BEEN  NOMINATED  FOR  AN  IACI  MURIEL  GAHAN  SCHOLARSHIP.


2ND  PRIZE  IN  CROCHET  AND  KNITTING  WENT  TO  FIONA  NUGENT  WHO  IS  ONE  OF  OUR  CURRENT  4TH  YEAR  STUDENTS. HER  BLACK  AND  GREY  DRESSES  IN  100%  FELTED  WOOL  WERE  PRODUCED  IN  HOUSE  ON  THE  SHIMA  SEIKI  KNITTING  MACHINES

PITTI FILATI PRESENTATION

LIZ  SPILLANE  WILL  BE  GIVING  A   PRESENTATION  ON   HER  RECENT  VISIT  TO  PITTI  FILATI  AT  12.30  WEDNESDAY  28TH  SEPTEMBER  IN  THE  LECTURE  THEATRE

Una Burke collaborates with photographer and film director Andreas Waldschutz

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Visiting Lecture Series

CLAIRE  COSTELLO
KNITWEAR  DESIGNER  AT  VARVATOS  NEW YORK - THURSDAY  6TH  OCTOBER

LIZ  QUIN
QUIN  AND  DONNELLY - WOMENSWEAR - THURSDAY  3RD  NOVEMBER
NIAMH  LUNNY
AWARD  WINNING  COSTUME  DESIGNER  WITH  THE  ABBEY  THEATRE - DATE TBC

LSAD 2011 GRADUATE SHOW

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MARK DEMPSEY

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JANE MCKENNA

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KARLY HODGE

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AOIDIN SAMMON

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SINEAD LEONARD

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Five of our 2011 Graduates have been shortlisted for the european edition of the ' EMERGING FASHION DESIGNERS' publication. Aoidin Sammon, Karly Hodge, Mark Dempsey, Sinead Leonard, and Jane McKenna

LSAD SHOW

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