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London Trip - Saville Row and Central Saint Martins

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Second  Year  Fashion  students  documented  their  visit  to  the  tailoring  studio  in  Saville  Row where  Alexander  McQueen  served  his  apprenticeship. They  also  visited  Central  Saint  Martins to  see  studios  and  facilities

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London Trip 2016

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The  Fashion  Department  have  just  returned  from  their  annual  research  and  buying  trip  to  London. 4th  years  were  sourcing  and  purchasing  fabric  and  trim  for  their  final  collections. Some   took  the opportunity  to  revisit  the studios  where  they  did  their  work  placement  where  some  even  managed to bag  themselves  some  fantastic  fabrics! Third  years  are  buying  for  their  two  piece  statements  and also  attending interviews  for  prospective  placements  which  begin  after  Easter. Second  years  were researching suppliers  and  getting  to  know  all  the  great  stores  and  seeing  innovative  design  first hand, while  sourcing  denim  for  upcoming  technical  and  design  projects. A  dedicated  visit  to  the Saatchi gallery  will  provide  inspiration  for  their  end  of  year  project.
Staff  met  with  students  on  a one  to  one  basis  to  assist  in  fabric  selection. We  also  made   time  to visit  fabric  suppliers  and  …