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Fashion Central Saint Martins by Cally Blackman and Hywel Davies

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Fashion Central Saint Martins by Cally Blackman and Hywel Davies
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Hand Signed by Cally Blackman and Hywel Davies to a Title Page
Paperback Edition
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Fashion Central Saint Martins by Cally Blackman and Hywel Davies

Hand Signed by Cally Blackman and Hywel Davies to a Title Page
Paperback Edition
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Celebrating the most famous and influential fashion school in the world, Fashion Central Saint Martins is filled with never-before-seen student work by and exclusive interviews with talented graduates who have gone on to become the biggest names in fashion. Discover a treasure trove of early sketches, first student collections and fashion shoots by designers such as Hussein Chalayan, John Galliano, Stephen Jones, Dior’s Kim Jones, Christopher Kane, Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Phoebe Philo, Gareth Pugh, and Burberry’s Riccardo Tisci, journalists like Vogue’s Hamish Bowles and stylists such as LOVE magazine’s Katie Grand. Learn all about their defining memories of the fashion school, favourite characters, inspirational teachers, and words of wisdom on everything a budding fashion designer, or aspiring fashion student, needs to know to forge their own path.

Edited by the school’s Programme Director of Fashion, Hywel Davies, and Cally Blackman, lecturer in Fashion History and Theory, Fashion Central Saint Martins follows the school’s history from 1931 to today, with an initial chapter dedicated to its early years (1930s to 1960s), followed by chapters dedicated to each subsequent decade. Packed with profiles of key alumni alongside photography of their student work, and peppered with essays by guest-writers, this book will delight all fans and students of fashion.

About the Author: Cally Blackman studied Fashion Design at Central Saint Martin’s from 1972 to 1975 and returned to teach on BA Fashion History & Theory course in 2001. She has written several books, including 100 Years of Fashion Illustration, 100 Years of Menswear and 100 Years of Fashion. Hywel Davies is Programme Director Fashion at Central Saint Martins. He is the author of Modern Menswear, 00 New Fashion Designers, British Fashion Designers and Fashion Designers’ Sketchbooks, and Director of Writers’ Bloc Ltd, a digital agency connecting brands and fashion writers. After studying BA Fashion Communication and Promotion at Central Saint Martins, Davies worked for a variety of magazines and newspapers. He was fashion editor at Sleazenation and has written for GQ Style, Vogue, ELLE, Wallpaper*, Nylon, Dazed & Confused, Grafik, Time Out, Tank, the Guardian, the Sunday Telegraph, the Financial Times, the Observer, the Independent and SHOWstudio.

Format: Paperback Edition
ISBN: 9780500293713

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