Samson Soboye/WSA Collaboration

A selection of Year 2 Knitwear for Fashion student work went on sale in Soboye’s Shoreditch based boutique during London Fashion Week last week and at the Colour Walk exhibition at Old Spitalfields Market, London.

Menswear Styling and Studio Internship

London based, Rose Forde is a Menswear Stylist & Consultant working across editorial, campaign & talent dressing. Rose Forde contributes to several international titles including L’UOMO Vogue, GQ, L’Officiel Hommes, Numero Homme as a Contributing Fashion Editor and also has a roster of high-profile actors and musicians for image management.
The studio is a busy environment and we are a small team so there are many opportunities to learn and grow.
This is an voluntary internship for someone who is looking for experience in this area of styling & fashion or has experience but wants the opportunity to work in smaller team so that greater responsibility on projects can be achieved.
The role will require dedication to each project and the ability to work well in a team.
Independent time keeping and a polite proactive attitude to each job.
Responsibilities will include:
  • pull-ins & returns
  • editing looks
  • studio admin
  • creating fashion & mood boards
  • assisting on shoot days
Rose Forde runs a intern programme that runs for 6 weeks, candidates will be able to complete key tasks and leave with key skills for their CV. The studio team will advise and guide each intern and ensure that time given is valued and rewarded with experience that benefits further career goals. Each intern will leave with a review and points for CV completed by the studio team.
For more details and to apply

Samuel Membery talks to SHOWstudio about London Menswear

Fashion Design tutor, Samuel Membery talks to SHOWstudio about his label Itokawa Film and London Menswear.

Daryoush Haj-Najafi is joined by a ‘New London’ collective including; photographer Ronan McKenzieItokawa Film‘s Samuel Membery, [NOTHING]’s Jai Elevenand writer Cora Delaney to discuss the MAN A/W 16 menswear collection and the term ‘New London’.

Click on the image to watch the film.

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Menswear Design Paid Internship at Loewe, Paris

Today, LOEWE approaches 170 years as one of the world’s major luxury houses, defined by the modernity of its past, an unwavering confidence in the present, and a firm look forward. Craftsmanship, progress and unequalled expertise with leather, LOEWE’s founding pillars, are reconfigured with a timely awareness evident in desirable and functional products across multiple categories, including ready-to-wear, accessories, home and lifestyle. Spain is where LOEWE was born and remains the brand’s home.

The intern will be joining the Menswear Design team for the creation of the new collection as creative support and research assistant.

Main duties
– Support to creative needs
– Research and collaboration on colour pallettes
– Technical drawings (by computer and by hand)
– Collaborate with Designers researching materials
– Fill up the lines sheet with the color ways
– Assist in gathering and delivering information and data for the preparation of new collections

Skills & Experience
– Passion for fashion creativity
– High command of English.
– High command of Illustrator and Photoshop
– Research sensibility
– Creativity and innovation

Salary €900 per month

Location of internship Paris 6th, France

Internship Length 6 months

Closing date December 03, 2015

For more information and to apply go here

Production Internship at Christopher Raeburn

Christopher Raeburn is one of the most exciting emerging fashion brands in the UK. Over the last four years the brand has developed a unique and innovative approach to design applied to menswear, womenswear, and accessories. The business currently produces four collections a year two men’s and two women’s along with complementary men’s and women’s accessories.

• Aiding the production team through out the production of both menswear and womenswear collections.
• Helping prepare for production with stock checks and managing trims.
• Resourcing fabrics and trims for production (this can apply especially to the ex military fabrics)
• Work along side Pattern Cutter on pattern amends in preparation for cutting.
• Help with organising in house production, cutting, collating trims, finishes.
• Be actively involved in the QC stage, inc factory visits – needs to have a keen eye for detail.
• Aid with packing and shipping – keeping the studio space organised in this busy stage of production.

• Technical understanding of fabric and garment construction.
• Pattern cutting skills.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Keen eye for detail and understanding of high quality.

To apply go here

WSA London Fashion Show – This Thursday!

Join us for our London Fashion Show this Thursday 28th May, showcasing 20 selected Womenswear, Menswear and Knitwear graduates catwalk collection’s and portfolio’s.

WSA London Show Invite

Please note the amended address – The Yard, 89 & 1/2 Worship Street, Shoreditch, EC2A 2BF.

WSA student Eloise Lancaster featured in Vogue in the run up to Graduate Fashion Week

Final year Fashion Design student Eloise Lancaster is featured in Vogue as part of their preview article on Graduate Fashion Week. You can see the full coverage here – Make sure you visit the WSA stand at Graduate Fashion Week 30th May – 2nd June.


WSA Graduate Fashion Show Next Week!

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Showcasing 49 Womenswear, Menswear and Knitwear students across the two shows.

Menswear Print Internship at Paul Smith – deadline this week!



Preferable Start Date: March 2015

The primary focus of this role is to work in close collaboration with the Design Team to assist with the design and development of the printed fabric collections for Menswear. Key aspects of the role are: assist with research into themes and techniques, develop drawing and artwork by hand, and design development; colourways and putting final artwork into repeat for shirting, outerwear and jersey.

Applicants should be currently studying towards a degree or equivalent qualification in a Textile related subject and be an intermediate user of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. The candidate should have a creative flair and be fully competent at putting artwork into repeat with knowledge of fabric bases and colour. The successful candidate will have an interest in menswear fashion and printed textiles with an awareness of the luxury textile and fashion market. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal coupled with the ability to plan, organise and prioritise set deadlines.

Download essential information pack before applying from the website, or request via e-mail from Applications should have full covering letter, CV and 10 page portfolio stating your potential start date and Reference No: 9871 by: 12 noon 30th January 2015 to:

WSA welcomes Samuel Membery to the team

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Samuel Membery is a contemporary menswear designer. He graduated from the RCA menswear degree course in 2011, winner of the ASOS Design Award 2011 and the Neil Barrett Prize 2011. Samuel is currently co-directing emerging menswear label Itokawa Film and working as a design consultant for design companies in the fashion and lifestyle industries.


Samuel will be teaching across the Fashion Design programme and working closely with Level 2.