A new textiles economy: Redesigning fashion's future

Ellen MacArthur and Stella McCartney co-launched the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s latest report A new textiles economy: Redesigning fashion’s future on November 28, 2017. The report, created by the Circular Fibres Initiative which launched in May this year, calls for the fashion industry to adopt this new vision and create cross industry collaborations to achieve it. … Continue reading “A new textiles economy: Redesigning fashion's future”

Inside the Clothworkers' Centre: Pre-1800 Textiles and Fashion

Elaborate, ornate, delicate — these are the words that come to mind when looking at pieces from the V&A’s collection of pre-18th century fashion and textiles. In this film, curator Susan North shows us a few of the highlights at the Clothworkers’ Centre, looking at technique, colour and texture.

Smart Textiles: Fashion That Responds — Bryce Beamer (adidas)

Eyebeam Art + Technology Center May 1, 2013 As part of the Computational Fashion program series, Eyebeam presents a diverse group of designers and scientists working in cutting edge textile research and production. From nanoparticles to circuit boards, technology is becoming embedded in the very fabric of the things we wear, creating clothing that’s more … Continue reading “Smart Textiles: Fashion That Responds — Bryce Beamer (adidas)”

BA Fashion Design & Textiles FULL PORTFOLIO & EXPLANATION | First class degree

My Updated Online Portfolio: www.chandnipatel.co.uk Portfolios are by: www.hartnackandco.com I like them but I do think they’re quite bulky, shame the A4 ones don’t stay open and they are pretty pricey! £130-ish each Follow my blog at: http://www.fashionarttravel.com Tweets by ItsChandniPatel http://www.instagram.com/itschandnipatel https://www.facebook.com/MadeByChandni/ Snapchat: Chandnipatel14 Enquiries: chandnipatel14 (at) hotmail.co.uk

The future of fashion: Diana Scherer

Diana Scherer trains the roots of plants to grow in intricate structures, creating a 3D textile. When the roots are fully grown, she removes them from the soil and cuts off the plant stems. The pieces produced are not yet suitable to be worn, but hint at a potential, more sustainable future in which we … Continue reading “The future of fashion: Diana Scherer”

MA Printed Textiles for Fashion & Interiors

Find out more about MA Printed Textiles for Fashion & Interiors at UCA Rochester For more information about the course visit: http://www.uca.ac.uk/study/courses/ma-fashion-textiles-print/

Detox: How People Power is Cleaning Up Fashion

Around the world a growing movement of people are using their creativity, design skills and purchasing power to demand fashion without pollution. United by a shared belief that the clothes we wear should carry a story we can be proud of, activists, bloggers, designers, scientists and models have been able to convince big brands including … Continue reading “Detox: How People Power is Cleaning Up Fashion”

Fashion Design Tutorial 4: Fabrics & Materials

When I work with students on their fabrics for the design projects, most of their questions come from a lack of general fabric knowledge. I put this video together keeping in mind the questions I get most often in school. Video #4 in the design process series covers when in the design timeline to start … Continue reading “Fashion Design Tutorial 4: Fabrics & Materials”