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Workshop: Fashion School Rebel

Event schedule details

30th Sep & 11th Nov

10am - 4pm

Event location details

Design Museum Kensington

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The art colleges of the 80s and early 90s were a hotbed of creative design talent who sought to challenge the fashion hierarchy. From Margiela to McQueen, designers broke the rules by exploring the traditions of clothing with a decidedly punk viewpoint.

Step inside their world and discover your inner Fashion School Rebel!

Morning Session: Learn the Rules

  • Define your aesthetic.

  • Creating ½ scale basic body shapes.

  • Basic principles of pattern cutting and dart manipulation.


Afternoon Session: Break the Rules

  • Concept generation and building the narrative.

  • Experimental 3D Silhouette development.

  • Design communication and sketchbook page development.


What will I learn?

Introduction to cutting-edge designers of the late 20th century, their design methods, and their impact on the world of fashion.

  • Creative concept building.

  • Basic principles of pattern cutting and dart manipulation.

  • Exploratory techniques for creating 3D fashion design ideas.

  • Layout and presentation techniques to communicate design ideas on a page.