Industry-Experienced Teaching Team
You’ll learn from academics with years of fashion industry experience; through networking and consultancy they remain at the forefront of sector developments.
- Sharon Williams specialises in trend development, fashion promotion and visual research. She started her career introducing men’s and women’s sportswear lines to the product mix of sporting goods companies. Following this she spent a number of years as a sportswear specialist for WGSN, analysing and reporting on garment, company and advertising trends for major brands such as Nike and Stella McCartney.
- Sophia Malig is a fashion designer with expertise in garment design, sample and range planning, fittings and colour development for fashion. She started her own label selling to Liberty and Browns Focus in London, Journal Standard in Japan and other stores around the world. After studying screen-printing, Sophia created an influential T-shirt and womenswear collection that was sold internationally. She has also worked as a fashion consultant for a range of companies.
- Daniel Crabtree is a Teaching Fellow in Fashion Design, specialising in 3D realisation. His menswear label, exploring freehand pattern-cutting and the use of reclaimed materials in tailoring was awarded sponsorship by Peroni’s Emerging Talent Initiative for its first season, following his graduation from the MA Fashion course at Central Saint Martins with Distinction. He continues to showcase seasonally: most recently at Paris Men’s Fashion Week January 2020 and with the BFC’s DiscoveryLAB in February 2021. He has worked on design consultancy with brands such as Private White VC and gained experience with designers including Aitor Throup and Sibling.