ReBurberry x WSA x Winchester Churches Nighshelter project

This project started with the generous donation of dead-stock fabrics from Burberry to a number of British Fashion Council member Universities, to support the students and encourage sustainable practices.  As the original Burberry Factory is located on Jewry Street in Winchester, currently housing the Winchester Churches Nighshelter (a local homeless charity) WSA BA Fashion Design andContinue reading “ReBurberry x WSA x Winchester Churches Nighshelter project”

WSA x WFW Event 2021

This year WSA (Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton) ran its own FASHION WEEK alongside Winchester Fashion Week to great success. The event schedule included a host of activities including exhibitions, talks, fashion films, five fashion workshops and two fashion shows. There were two fashion pop-up shops; one on campus on Park Avenue Winchester, which sold vintage clothingContinue reading “WSA x WFW Event 2021”

Wardrobe Redesigned

After turning a mirror on their own clothing consumption, reflecting on the value and experience of what they wear and exploring their own personal style Year 1 Fashion Design students created new looks out of soon to be discarded items from their own wardrobe.

We love this montage video that Year 1 Fashion Design student Shuyi Xu created to celebrate the project with imagery by Jiapeng Liu.

Wardrobe Study

At University of Southampton we are quickly integrating sustainability into to all educational programmes with an aim to increase carbon literacy, and consider how research activities can support and develop understanding of and instigate practices pertaining to sustainability in everyday life.  Putting this into practice Dr Jo Turney set a wonderfully insightful and fun projectContinue reading “Wardrobe Study”

BOOK now – Join us on a Virtual Open Day

Book your place HERE to find out more about our undergraduate courses from the comfort of your home with our Virtual Open Day. Ask our staff and students questions, learn about our industry-standard facilities and discover the opportunities you’ll have access to when you study at Winchester School of Art. Virtual open days consist of liveContinue reading “BOOK now – Join us on a Virtual Open Day”

Save the Date! British Fashion Council Graduate Preview Day

Continuing its strong support of the talent of the future the British Fashion Council has invited all of our graduating Fashion and Textile students to a series of digital talks to gain key insights from Fashion industry experts at the Graduate Preview Day on Tuesday 22nd June 2021. Speakers include David Beckham OBE, Caroline Rush OBE, Matty Bovan,Continue reading “Save the Date! British Fashion Council Graduate Preview Day”

Winchester School of Art – Summer Degree Show 2021.

Winchester School of Art has the pleasure of inviting you to our Summer Degree Show, showcasing work from the graduating students of our six undergraduate programmes.  Friday 11th – Sunday 13th June, 1000-1600. Please book a ticket to view Fashion Design If you would like a tour of the whole show, including all six undergraduateContinue reading “Winchester School of Art – Summer Degree Show 2021.”

Year 1 Fashion Design Live Industry Competition

Earlier this year we were approached by Murray Uniforms’ head of design and Winchester School of Art alumna Ana Dieaconu with a wonderful brief for our Year 1 students to ‘take in’ the current situation and create a work-at-home menswear uniform. The students were introduced to the science of enclothed cognition and asked to thinkContinue reading “Year 1 Fashion Design Live Industry Competition”

Experimental Fashion Film Project Year 2 Fashion Design Students

Year 2 students were given full creative freedom and asked to write and develop a short film that reflected their personality and conveyed their ideas through the digital medium of film. This was an intentially quick project. The students had a week to develop their initial concept, write their story, decide on location, model, styling,Continue reading “Experimental Fashion Film Project Year 2 Fashion Design Students”