Tuesday, 18 February 2014

London Trip

The  LSAD  Fashion  Department, staff  and  students,  are  just  back  from  London. The  annual  research  and  fabric  buying  trip  was  a  great  success  and  Final  Collections  are  now  well  underway. Some  of  the  highlights  of  the  trip  included  the  Isabella  Blow  Exhibition  at  Somerset  House, Club  to  Catwalk  at  the  V&A, Festival  of  Imagination  at  Selfridges, and  Dover  Street  Market  which  is  always  a  treat!

Staff  and  students  also  visited  the  Fashion  Department  at  the  Royal  College  of  Art  where 2nd  year  MA  Students  showed  us  their  work  in  progress  for  their  final  collections. We  also  had  a  fantastic  tour  of  the  workshops  and  studios.


Somerset  House

 

V&A
 
Dover Street Market






 
Selfridges - Festival  of  Imagination
3D  Printing






 
 
More  innovative  3D  Printing  and  design  in  Selfridges  shoe  department

 




 




 
 
 
Installation  at  the  John  Rocha  Store - Dover  Street
Heavy  industrial  plastic  embroidered  with  plastic  threads 
 




And  finally.............more  shoes. Y3 -  Yoji  Yamamoto  for  Adidas - Conduit  Street 
The  guy  in  the  store  very  kindly  allowed  me  to  display  and  photograph  the  shoes! 



 

http://london.doverstreetmarket.com/

http://style.selfridges.com/whats-on/festival-of-imagination-london?cm_re=FOILandingPage-_-Imaginarium-_-DiscoverTheSpace

https://www.somersethouse.org.uk/visual-arts/isabella-blow-fashion-galore

http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/exhibitions/exhibition-from-club-to-catwalk-london-fashion-in-the-80s/about-the-exhibition/

http://store.y-3.com/ie/women/shoes

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Sarah Ryan - London Fashion Week - Ones To Watch

Sarah Ryan,  has  been named  among  Fashion Scout's Ones To Watch for the autumn/winter 2014 season and will showcase  her collection  at London Fashion Week.

Previous Ones To Watch Fashion Scout alumni have included Eudon Choi, Hermione de Paula, Phoebe English and David Longshaw. This year's selection was chosen by an industry panel that included Hilary Alexander and designer Georgia Hardinge.

 

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Kerry Fashion Week Finalists 2014

Congratulations  to  current  4th  year  Fashion  Students  who   are  finalists  in  the  Irish  Fashion  Industry  Awards  at  Kerry  Fashion  Week  which  will  be  taking  place  from  Monday  3rd - Saturday  8th  March.

KFW  One  to   Watch  Category - Ruth  Doyle
KFW  Irish  Student  Designer  Category - Olga  Profutkina

Graduates  Stephen  Foley, Catherine  Kelly, Kaitlyn  McGrath  and  Orla  O'Connor  have  also  been  selected. Full  information  is  on  the  KFW  website
http://kerryfashionweek.com/?p=1693