We are very pleased to announce a bespoke Careers Day on 16th July for our Graduating BA Fashion & Textile Design .
The day will consist of a wonderful range of speakers from our WSA alumni who run their own labels to a specialist career advisor with a wealth of information for the first rung on the ladder.
Talks for the day….
WSA Alumni – MA, Post MA and Own Label
In conversation with two WSA alumni both of whom founded their own individual design studios in Shanghai.
Linjing Feng completed her MA Womenswear at London College of Fashion before co founding the high-end womenswear label Aetna Project in 2019. Curtis Wu recently completed his MA in Menswear at Westminster University and is in the process of presenting his new line ‘Deplumer’.
WSA Alumni – Working in Fashion and Textiles
In conversation with WSA Alumni working across the Fashion & Textiles industry with a focus on sharing their experience of looking for and finding their first job.
Textile Design alumni Hannah Auerbach George – Co-founder of NORN.DESIGN an experimental design consultancy working at the intersection of the physical and digital. Application, functionality and personality are explored through progressive thinking, practical making and digital innovation.
Fashion Design alumni Abigail Skrentny – studio assistant at By WALID men and women label using antique textiles that are entirely sustainable. Couture, one-of-a-kind pieces extend beyond fashion into the home.
Tove will discuss the importance of a stylish and clearly communicated portfolio when approaching different design employers and applying for jobs.
Stephanie will give invaluable careers advice when it comes to both looking for and applying to positions across the large array of avenues within Fashion and Textiles.