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.
- Programme leader Cecilia Langemar studied fashion design with print at Central Saint Martins in London, where her final womenswear collection was commended by Louis Vuitton, featured in i-D magazine and sold at Kokon To Zai. Following this she completed the MA Printed Textiles course at the Royal College of Art, where her work focused on sustainable fashion and textiles. Cecilia has worked internationally with a range of companies and clients including Louis Vuitton, Ghost, Gunila Axén and Nelly Rodi. Her research focuses on fashion and sustainability.
- 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.
- Emma Reichenbach is a Teaching Fellow in Fashion. She has worked internationally with a diverse range of high profile fashion houses, both in-house, and as a consultant, specialising in embellishment and print. In 2015 she established Emma Reichenbach Studio, providing inspirational, unique textile pieces for an international market, including Alexander McQueen; Diane von Furstenberg; Jenny Packham; Marc Jacobs; Oscar De La Renta and Phillip Lim. Her fashion label, Coded Cloth, allows Emma the opportunity to repurpose vintage embroidered linen into modern garments, fusing her love of textile sourcing, patchwork, and reinvention. Emma has a Fine Art BA from Leeds University, and Fashion Textiles MA from Central St Martins.