Friday, 12 February 2016
Places to visit during the half term for inspiration!
Manchester City Gallery
Modern Japanese Design
Platt Hall Gallery of Costume
Schiaparelli and Thirties Fashion
Museum of Science & Industry
Planes, Trains & Automobiles
There are lots of places to visit for inspiration! Enjoy your Half Term :)
Thursday, 7 January 2016
Arcadia Young Designer of the Year
Arcadia are looking for fresh young designers to compliment their current design teams. Topshop, Dorothy Perkins and Miss Selfridge are their main fashion forward money spinning brands. They require new designers to boost the brands appeal and lead the way in high street innovation!
Based on the art & architecture of Manchester City Gallery & John Rylands Library, develop a unique design and make a skirt fit for one of the Arcadia brands.
Skirts are the go to garment for the Spring! and Print is on vogue! Designers such as Holly Fulton, Peter Pillotto & Cavelli are very on trend and have a huge influence on the high street.
Client: Female, Age 16 - 26, trend aware but not necessarily a slave to fashion!!! and like to stand out from the crowd!
Consider all the skills you have attained so far, develop your ideas and incorporate an aspect of pattern and print in your work; combined with other techniques and taking into consideration designer influences.
The chief designer will choose the top 3 designs to win the position of junior designer of the year!