Visiting lecturers provide an in-depth look in to the wider fashion landscape to support your learning, in the past we have welcomed:
Simon Costin – International set designer who has created the catwalk shows for designers such as Hermes and Gareth Pugh.
Claire Barrow – Claire made her London Fashion Week debut with Fashion East for Spring/Summer 2013 and is now exhibiting with NEWGEN, an acclaimed support scheme set up by TOPSHOP and the British Fashion Council. Her designs have been worn by Rihanna, photographed by Nick Knight and she has designed a capsule collection for Matches Fashion
Jane Kellock – Founder and creative director of Unique Style Platform. Jane started her career as a womenswear designer, working for companies such as Topshop, worked as Head of Design for a Canadian retailer before moving on to senior roles at WGSN (biggest trend forecasting company in the world) and Stylus.
Julian Roberts – Womenswear designer. Julian has shown twelve womenswear collections during London Fashion Week under the labels ‘nothingnothing’ and JULIANAND’. Julian has developed the ‘subtraction cutting’ method of hollow construction for men’s and women’s fashion garments, which has been taught and demonstrated to CCAD fashion students.
Nicomede Talavera – Menswear designer. Nicomede’s debut collection gathered wide reputation for innovation and creativity and he also works with renowned luggage giant Eastpak stocked exclusively at Selfridges.