London College of Fashion.
By Dave Darcy Edmond on June 8, 2016
Cool article from Dazed Digital that gets the tag “worth sharing”. The degree shows of major – and some minor – fashion colleges can usually be guaranteed to provoke a few emotions. The popular press and other dullards make fun of the excesses of the graduating students whilst ignoring their ingenuity and direction, but the smarter folks see the seed of an idea that oft times, in a refined (call it watered down) version may well be featuring in high street shops a few seasons later.Saint Martins College, aka CSM, in London developed a reputation for cultivating some of the best talents – think Alexander McQueen, John Galliano, Katherine Hamnett, Bruce Oldfield, and, I guess, Stella McCartney; and its degree shows attracted the big hitters of the fashion World – think Isabella Blow. In recent years LCF – London College of Fashion – has begun to challenge for some of that attention and kudos and grudgingly (I had a g/f who was at St Martins and I like the snobbery) its time to admit they probably deserve it. Click on the link below for the full story and pics from dazed digital.